Your England team to face Belgium in final group game

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Belgium and England go into the World Cup clash, which is set to have plenty of Premier League players featuring, equal on six points with the exact same goal difference.

To change or not to change, that has been one of the big questions before England's final Group G game on Thursday against Belgium with last-16 qualification already assured.

The possible England starting line-up is: Jordan Pickford; Phil Jones, John Stones, Gary Cahill; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Eric Dier, Jesse Lingard, Danny Rose; Marcus Rashford, Jamie Vardy.

It doesn't get much easier from there for the Group G victors.

Sweden or Switzerland would await in the last eight with one of Spain, Russia, Croatia or Denmark standing between them and a place in the final.

Vertonghen is of the opinion that it will be a special match between two top quality sides who have looked solid in the opening stages of the World Cup. As much as the game has been hyped up, we could see key players rested to avoid injuries or suspensions as they prepare for the knockout stages. Here's what Three Lions stars of yesteryear have had to say.

"But they would have won two games".

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Opposite number Roberto Martinez is expected to make wholesale changes to his team, with Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku nearly certain to miss out after picking up an ankle knock in Belgium´s 5-2 win over Tunisia. "Our mentality is to win every game we can". I don't like people even talking about it, it's just negative'.

Roberto Martínez has said he will make 10 changes for the match, but Gareth Southgate will be silly not to go for the win.

'I've never heard anything more ludicrous in all my life than people trying to plot whether we should finish first or second.

This misguided notion that you have to beat the best to win the World Cup was proven false when Germany reached the 2002 final - although the lack of elite opposition perhaps proved telling when Die Mannschaft fell to Brazil after knockout wins over Paraguay, USA and South Korea. Gareth Southgate vs Roberto Martinez.

"Either way you're going to have to play them so, if we play them early, that's how it's going to be."
Now is the only time'.

Manchester United striker Lukaku is among Harry Kane's golden boot rivals having netted four goals so far. Do me a favour.

Belgium and England have been two of the most impressive teams at the 2018 World Cup thus far, though they haven't exactly faced tough competition as of yet.

After training at Aston Villa, I would take some balls on to the pitch and try spectacular volleys and overhead kicks.

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