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England predicted lineup vs Belgium

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Gareth Southgate’s harm woes have solely deepened since Saturday’s defeat and the total extent of his squad will likely be examined throughout the March break.

England suffered a uncommon dwelling loss to an inexperienced Brazil on the weekend, with only a few having a optimistic phrase to say concerning the Three Lions’ drab show which supplied little room for optimisim forward of Euro 2024.

Thus, a response is required on Tuesday evening after they tackle a Belgium facet additionally with out a few their heavy hitters.

This is the beginning XI the England boss might decide for the upcoming pleasant.

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Southgate is predicted to make modifications from Saturday’s defeat / Alex Livesey – Danehouse/GettyImages

GK: Jordan Pickford – With Sam Johnstone now out of the squad, Pickford might maintain his place between the sticks. Southgate’s different choices are unlikely to characteristic at Euro 2024.

RB: Ezri Konsa – The Aston Villa defender was a vibrant set off the bench on Saturday and deserves a begin. Centre-back Konsa has featured at full-back for Unai Emery this season.

CB: John Stones – Southgate will likely be pressured into a number of defensive modifications, so he ought to maintain the imperious Stones for some continuity.

CB: Lewis Dunk – Jarrad Branthwaite ought to get his first cap sooner or later, however Dunk is extra more likely to accomplice Stones after coming off the bench on the weekend.

LB: Joe Gomez – Ben Chilwell was removed from his finest towards Brazil and the versatile Gomez will possible change him.

CM: Declan Rice – The sturdy Arsenal enforcer is certainly one of few more likely to retain his place within the beginning XI from Saturday’s defeat.

CM: Jude Bellingham – Bellingham provides a ton of watchability to this usually drab and cautious England outfit. He supplied surges of dynamism towards Brazil and will get one other hour underneath his belt, maybe in a deeper function, on Tuesday evening.

RM: Jarrod Bowen – Phil Foden was remoted extensive proper on the weekend and will likely be hoping to take up a extra outstanding central function in midweek. With Bukayo Saka out and Cole Palmer a doubt, West Ham’s Bowen is in competition for a begin.

AM: James Maddison – After failing to return off the bench on Saturday, Southgate will certainly need to get a take a look at Maddison. The Tottenham playmaker will provide a inventive spark.

LM: Marcus Rashford – Anthony Gordon actually did not let himself down on debut, however he is set to return out of the facet for one of many outdated guard on Tuesday evening.

ST: Ivan Toney – With England probably solely taking two strikers to Germany, this can be a enormous month for Ollie Watkins and Toney. Watkins had his shot on Saturday, now it is Toney’s flip.

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