After England clinched a spot in the knockout round with a pair of wins in its first two games in Russian Federation, manager Gareth Southgate chose to rest eight players for the Three Lions' final group stage game against Belgium. Kickoff for the elimination match between British and South American sides is scheduled for 9 p.m. Moscow Standard Time at Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, July 3.
Jordan Henderson's effort was saved by David Ospina, but Bacca and Mateus Uribe missed for Colombia. Live streaming is available on Fox Sports Go, which you can access with your cable or satellite subscription, either online or through their app.
How to watch in Spanish: Telemundo. A 2-1 loss to Japan, which will be heavily credited to Colombia going down to 10 men early on. The winner of Colombia-England gets the Sweden-Switzerland victor in the quarter-finals, and then a semi-final looms against Croatia or Russian Federation. This will be the second clash between Colombia and England at FIFA World Cup.
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Notable: Three of Colombia's five goals during the group stage came on set pieces. Nobody qualifying for the World Cup last 16 gets lucky. "Prediction: Colombia 1-2 England AET". England beat Tunisia and Panama as expected, and then lost against Belgium in the battle of the "B" teams.
With the game entering the final minutes of stoppage time at 1-0 and Colombia struggling to break down a resilient England defence, it looked as if the "Three Lions" had done enough to book their place in the last eight of the competition. ELO world ranking: 8.
Wayne Rooney believes "this could be the year" for England to match the heroes of 1966 and triumph at the World Cup. "But we have our own weapons and once the game starts the only thing that matters is on the pitch".
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The expectation was high and so far Messi was on the low, possibly immersed in dancing to Flowking Stone's song, "Go Low". Indeed, the Croats are one of three teams, along with Belgium and Uruguay, to have won all three of their group games.
James Rodriguez "does not have a serious injury", and that is good news for Colombia.
England's players fumed and Harry Maguire called for the video assistant referee, yet referee Geiger inexplicably only handed out a booking when information came through his headset.
Jordan Pickford keeps his place in goal despite some criticism in the media for his part in Adnan Januzaj's victor for Belgium in the final group match.
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