Belgium or England? Who will finally secure the Third Place for World Cup 2018?
After the loss of belgium against france and England aginst Croatia, they finally face each other in the third place match tonight.They were the favourites to win this world Cup.The Golden Era of Belgium and the young squad of England unfortunately couldn’t make it to the finals but they left a huge mark in this tournament.
Both sides contain some really tallented world class players like Eden Hazard,Romelu Lukaku,Kevin de Bruyne and on other side Harry Kane,Raheem Sterling ,Dele Alli.The teams met once in the group stage and the score was Belgium -1 and England -0.The only goal scorer was A.Janujaz for Belgium.
For the third place match tonight both the tems have equal chances to win becase of their world class squiad and genius coach.
Sources have confirmed that Gareth Southgate, the English Coach is not intending to make wholesale changes but will check the players fitness level before chosing the side.
He said “It wont be the same XI but we want to make as few changes as possible.
The probable starting XI for England would be :
Pickford, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Alexander-Arniod, Lingard, Dier, Delph, Vardy, Rose,Kane.
On other hand Roberto Martinez decides to rest striker Lukaku and involve A.Janujaz in starting XI.
The probable Belgium Squad would be:
Courtois, Vertonghen, Kompany, Anderweireld, Chadli, Fellani, Witsel, Meunier, Hazard, Bruyne, Janujaz.
The Belgium and the England will be the first teams to play each other twice in the same fifa World Cup.Belgium are the favourites after beating England previously in the competition and will also be benifitted by the extra days rest and also due to the face that the match didnt go to the extra time .England ion other side may also make a few changes as a reslt of their match against Croatia.
Will the Belgium side finish third or the English men can take the revenge of the defeat in the group stage ?The match will surely be the exciting one