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FIFA WORLD CUP 2018 | ENGLAND vs BELGIUM | FANTASY FOOTBALL | FANFIGHT

FIFA WORLD CUP 2018 | ENGLAND vs BELGIUM | FANTASY FOOTBALL | FANFIGHT

ENGLAND vs BELGIUM: England vs Belgium will be the final game of the group stages and is all set to be played at the Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad. There’s a freaky twist as to who would want to top the group and this probably is the only time and team would be content on finishing second. Fantasy football team for England vs Belgium, permutations & stats are drafted here.

THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE YELLOWS

Group G qualification for the round of 16 is precariously placed as both England & Belgium will seem keen on finishing second. Second? Here’s why:

England & Belgium are currently tied in at 6 points each and have the exact same number of goals scored, conceded. The team with the least yellow cards will finish first if they play out a draw.
(Considering Japan & Colombia win their respective matches)

The team that finishes 2nd will 

-Last 16: JAPAN

-QF: SWEDEN/SWITZERLAND

The table toppers

-Last 16: COLOMBIA

-QF: BRAZIL/MEXICO

GROUP H TABLE

GROUP H

MATCHES

WON

DRAW

LOST

GD

POINTS

YELLOW CARDS

ENGLAND

2

2

0

0

6

6

2

BELGIUM

2

2

0

0

6

6

3

TUNISIA

2

0

0

2

0

0

PANAMA

2

0

0

2

0

0

The path to the semis will be easier for the team that finishes second. As unpredictable as this World Cup has been, this event makes it – extremely bizarre.

TEAM NEWS FOR ENGLAND vs BELGIUM

Romelu Lukaku has been ruled out of this fixture. The big Belgian faced an ankle injury and Roberto Martinez was extremely certain on his decision to rest his ace striker.

Eric Dier is a likely starter against Belgium. The defending midfielder will make his first World Cup appearance.

EXPECTED PLAYING 11

ENGLAND

Goalkeeper: Jordan Pickford

Defenders: Phil Jones, John Stones, Gary Cahill

Midfielders: Dele Alli, Eric Dier, Fabian Delph, Danny Rose

Strikers: Marcus Rashford, Harry Kane

BELGIUM

Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois

Defenders: Thomas Vermaelen, Vincent Kompany, Toby Alderweireld

Midfielders: Nacer Chadli, Moussa Dembele, Adnan Januzaj, Marouane Fellaini, Eden Hazard, Youri Tielemans

Strikers: Michy Batshuayi

FANFIGHT FANTASY TEAM FOR ENGLAND vs

BELGIUM

PLAY FANTASY CRICKET AND FOOTBALL ON FANFIGHT. CREATE YOUR BEST 6 AND WIN BIG. Participate in the ENGLAND vs BELGIUM Group G fixture on FanFight and Win Big. 

HEAD-TO-HEAD

This will be the third meeting between the two sides at the World Cup.

1st meeting in 1954: A 4-4 draw

2nd meeting in 1990: An England win. 1-0

STAT ATTACK

England won all their group stage matches way back in 1982. Can they do it yet again?

Romelu Lukaku has had 4 shots on goal this world cup and he’s scored all 4 of them.

Harry Kane has scored in his last 5 appearances for England. Only Tommy Lawton in 1939 had scored in 6 consecutive games for England.

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Also, check out our previous match previews.

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