Sky Sports readers pick their England XI to face Belgium

Sky Sports readers have picked their England XI to face Belgium for Thursday evening’s Group G decider in Kaliningrad.

Both sides are on six points and have already qualified for the last 16 after winning their opening two games, but the outcome of Thursday evening’s meeting will dictate who goes through as group winners and who qualifies in second place.

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez has already revealed he could make as many as nine changes for the game, but Gareth Southgate would not be drawn on how many he would make, despite confirming Eric Dier would make his first start.

Up and down the country the debate has been ongoing as to what Southgate should do. Should he stick with the same side that secured wins against Tunisia and Panama and keep England’s momentum going? Should he rest Golden Boot contender Harry Kane?

Over 35,000 teams have been selected and here’s how the Sky Sports readers think England should line-up at the Kaliningrad Stadium…

Jordan Pickford keeps his place in goal and he is once again joined by Kyle Walker, John Stones and Harry Maguire, who make up England’s familiar back three.

Two of the three changes the Sky Sports readers would make to the team that thrashed Panama 6-1 in Nizhny Novgorod come at wing back.

Kieran Tripper has impressed with his performances on the right but Trent Alexander-Arnold has been preferred, while Ashley Young makes way for Tottenham’s Danny Rose.

In midfield, Jesse Lingard and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are handed starting berths but Eric Dier is overlooked once again with Jordan Henderson keeping his place.

The final change comes is attack. Harry Kane continues to lead the line but Marcus Rashford is preferred to Raheem Sterling and Jamie Vardy as the captain’s strike partner.

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