England News Southgate keen to build momentum

InthelatestEnglandnews,GarethSouthgatehashintedthathecouldnameasimilarXItofaceBelgiumashelookstobuildmomentumafteranemphaticwinoverPanama。

TheThreeLionsbookedtheirspotinthelast-16oftheWorldCupinstylecourtesyofa6-1victoryoverCentralAmericanminnowsPanamainNizhnyNovgorod。

Englandstriumph,whichwastheirhighestevervictoryattheglobalshowpiece,wassealedthankstoahat-trickfromHarryKane,abracefromJohnStonesandanimpressivelong-rangestrikefromJesseLingard。

DespitealwayslookingcomfortableintheirsecondGroupGclash,Southgateadmittedhewasunhappywithsomeoftheperformance。

Southgatesaid:Ididntparticularlyliketheperformance。

Imbeinghyper-critical,butIdidntlikethestart,Ididntlikethegoalattheend。

Thebitsinthemiddlewereprettygoodthough!

The1966WorldCupwinnersgoupagainstBelgiumintheirfinalgroupassignmentwithtopspotupforgrabs。

England,whoarepricedat10/1towintheWorldCupwithPaddyPower,currentlysitatthetopofthepoolduetoabetterfairplayrecordandadrawwithnofurthercardsinKaliningradonThursdaywillseethemholdontothatspot。

SouthgatecouldlooktorotatehisstartingXItoavoidpickingupanyneedlessinjuries,however,hehashintedthathewilllikelystickwiththesameselectionpolicytotryandkeepbuildingmomentum。

Headded:Iwanttokeepthemomentum,wehavetothinkabouttheteamwewanttoputout,itsanopportunityforplayerswhoneedamatchwhohaventplayedforawhilebutontheotherhandwewanttokeepwinning。

Itsanicedecisiontohave!

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