FIFA WC: Belgium, England eye top Group G spot

Kaliningrad: England and Belgium will look to end Group G at the top spot when they play their third and final group match of the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup at Kaliningrad Stadium here on Oktyabrsky Island, Kaliningrad.

The two teams — who are packed with Premier League talents — have sailed through Group G after clinching two back-to-back victories in their previous matches.

England are coming off following a crushing 6-1 win over Panama and 2-1 win against Tunisia.
Belgium, on the other hand, kicked off their campaign at the showpiece event with a 3-0 win over Panama, which was followed by a convincing 5-2 triumph over Tunisia.

While Belgium are currently ranked third on the international chart, England are placed at the number 12 spot.
In other matches of the day, fifty-fifth ranked Panama and twenty-first ranked Tunisia will take on each other, while Senegal will square off with Colombia in their third and final Group H clash.

Japan and Poland will lock horns with each other in another Group H match.

On a related note, the England and Belguim squads are as follows:


Goalkeepers: Koen Casteels, Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet

Defenders: Toby Alderweireld, Dedryck Boyata, Laurent Ciman, Leander Dendoncker, Vincent Kompany, Thomas

Vermaelen, Jan Vertonghen

Midfielders: Yannick Carrasco, Nacer Chadli, Kevin De Bruyne, Mousa Dembele, Marouane Fellaini, Adnan Januzaj,

Youri Tielemans, Axel Witsel, Thomas Meunier

Forwards: Michy Batshuayi, Eden Hazard, Thorgan Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Dries Mertens.

England squad:

Goalkeepers: Nick Pope, Jordan Pickford, Jack Butland.

Defenders: Kyle Walker, Danny Rose, John Stones, Harry Maguire, Kieran Trippier, Gary Cahill, Phil Jones,

Fabian Delph, Ashley Young, Trent-Alexander Arnold.

Midfielders: Eric Dier, Jesse Lingard, Jordan Henderson, Dele Alli, Ruben-Loftus Cheek.

Forwards: Harry Kane (C), Raheem Sterling, Jamie Vardy, Danny Welbeck, Marcus Rashford. (ANI)