Gareth Southgate is anticipated to call an unchanged England lineup for Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final towards France.
The Three Lions booked their place within the final eight with a snug 3-0 victory over Senegal, with targets from Jordan Henderson, Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka securing a date with the reigning World champions.
The Telegraph report that Southgate will make no adjustments to his crew, sticking with the identical lineup and formation to face France.
It means England will line up with a again 4, with Southgate declining to revert to a three-man defence to take care of Olivier Giroud, Ousmane Dembele, Antoine Griezmann and Golden Boot frontrunner Kylian Mbappe.
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Certainly one of Southgate’s greatest selections revolved across the involvement of Chelsea winger Raheem Sterling, who was anticipated to begin towards Senegal however as a substitute flew again to England following a housebreaking at his household dwelling.
Sterling has since returned to the squad and Southgate has confirmed he might be concerned towards France, though declined to disclose simply what position Chelsea’s summer season signing could be given.
That being mentioned, the England boss did reveal that he had selected his lineup by the beginning of the week.
“We selected Monday,” he confessed. “We’d already watched by Monday evening all of the video games of France, we’d already reviewed our sport from Senegal. So we’re very clear on the suitable path as a result of then you definitely’ve acquired to ship that by way of the week. We’re comfy with the place we’re at.”
(4-3-3): Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Rice, Bellingham, Henderson; Saka, Kane, Foden.