The Three Lions secured their place within the match final eight with a well-known victory over Germany within the final 16. The victory, courtesy of second-half objectives from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane, was their first over their outdated rivals in a knockout sport for 55 years and their first in any aggressive sport in opposition to them for practically 20 years.
Gareth Southgate‘s facet are the one remaining workforce within the competitors but to concede a objective having topped Group D due to 1-0 wins over Croatia and Czech Republic and a goalless draw with Scotland.
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Now they face Ukraine, who certified for the knockout part as one of many 4 greatest third-placed groups behind the Netherlands and Austria in Group C. Andriy Shevchenko’s facet had Sweden to thank for beating Poland of their last group sport to make sure that, solely to then go on to knock them out within the last-16. The match in Glasgow regarded destined to go to penalties just for substitute Artem Dovbyk to go dwelling to win it with virtually the final motion of the sport in extra-time.
The 2 now meet on the Stadio Olimpico within the Italian capital, a visit that represents England’s first journey of the match having performed all 4 of their video games thus far on dwelling soil at Wembley Stadium.
This is every part that you must learn about Saturday’s quarter-final:
What time is the match?
The quarter-final is on Saturday 3 July and kicks off at 8pm on the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
What TV channel is it on?
The sport shall be broadcast stay on BBC One.
Additionally, you will have the ability to stream the sport stay on-line by way of the BBC Sport web site and BBC iPlayer.
What’s the workforce information?
Gareth Southgate’s solely concern is Bukayo Saka, with the Arsenal star choosing up a knock in coaching on Friday and subsequently going through a late health take a look at. Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell at the moment are absolutely reintegrated again into the primary group following their interval of isolation after their “interplay” with Chelsea teammate Billy Gilmour after the Scotland sport.
Harry Maguire, injured for the primary two video games of the match, has come by way of unscathed since whereas Jordan Henderson, who hadn’t performed competitively for his membership Liverpool since February, has now additionally received loads of beneficial minutes beneath his belt.
Following the profitable change to a again three in opposition to the Germans, Southgate is predicted to revert again to the again 4 which proved so efficient within the group stage. That can probably imply one of many two proper backs who began on Tuesday night – Kieran Trippier or Kyle Walker – dropping again all the way down to the bench with a extra attack-minded participant coming in.
If Saka can’t begin, then Jack Grealish, who performed an element in each objectives within the last-16 sport, Jadon Sancho and Phil Foden are the choices out there to Southgate. Whereas Mason Mount seems to be set to return to the line-up instead of Kieran Trippier, with Kyle Walker switching to right-back as England take up a 4-2-3-1 form.
Kalvin Phillips, Declan Rice, Maguire and Foden are all one reserving away from a suspension for any potential semi-final, which might additionally play into Southgate’s pondering both earlier than or throughout this match.
For Ukraine, striker Artem Besedin is the headline absentee after being dominated out till 2022 with a knee damage following the problem from Sweden’s Marcus Danielson that earned him a purple card within the last-16 sport.
Dovbyk was the extra-time hero in opposition to the Swedes and will have earned himself a begin however star males Andriy Yarmolenko and Roman Yaremchuk are each nonetheless anticipated to play. Oleksandr Zubkov is match once more after a calf pressure and may be in competition.
Ukraine: Buschcan; Zabarnyi, Kryvtsov, Matvienko; Karavev, Shaparenko, Stepanenko, Sydorchuk, Zinchenko; Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk.
England: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Phillips, Rice; Sancho, Mount, Sterling; Kane
Ukraine are maybe being underrated right here and will show tough to interrupt down, whereas England must adapt to enjoying in entrance of a impartial crowd for the primary time. Even so, two defeats from three group video games and a late win in opposition to 10-men isn’t a compelling case for Andriy Shevchenko’s facet. One other slim however managed England win feels likeliest. Ukraine 0-1 England.