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England predicted lineup vs Belgium


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.