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Alli back at practice, still in doubt for England vs Panama

July 16 2018, 04:30 | Van Peters

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Raheem Sterling

Jamie Vardy is eager to make his mark at the World Cup having been an unused substitute in England's 2-1 win over Tunisia.

A week that started with a last-gasp 2-1 win against Tunisia will end with the Three Lions' penultimate Group G match against Panama on Sunday.

England's Harry Kane gets two more goals, and England secures three more points to move on to the round of 16. Gareth Southgate dislocated his shoulder while he was out for a run.

Temperature could play an important role in this lunchtime match.

"I feel they need to worry about us more than we need to worry about them".

"We have a certain stability and I liked how hard my team worked (against Belgium)".

A team of hard-working, organised, honest and homely footballers who don't play for the biggest teams in the world and seem un-fussed and unruffled by the modern pressure to be glamorous and selfie-driven.

"It should have been worse", he said. This is the second game of the group stage for both teams and it means that a result is needed for both teams.

His team were ahead at half-time (in fact they could have two up but for Manuel Neuer) and even when Marco Reus ended goalkeeper Robin Olsen's record of five clean sheets in a row they never buckled - and remained unsafe on the break. Nigeria is the other. It was not a whipping as expected though and it has to be remembered that this team did pip the US to qualification. Leicester City forward Shinji Okazaki was a substitute against Colombia, but may be fit to start after recovering from a right calf strain.

"That was a really diffcult game but we did really well and came out with a one-all draw - against the odds".

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"No. We don't have a clue", the 28-year-old said.

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Senegal's defense will look to stifle Japan's attack as it did against Poland.

Walker expects the line-up for Panama to be revealed to the players on Saturday and hopes everybody gets behind the team moving forwards.

The veteran Colombian coach, who is at his third World Cup, also dismissed the notion that an early tip-off about Harry Kane's strike partner - be it Raheem Sterling or Marcus Rashford - helped his cause. Carlos Sanchez received a red card in the third minute against Japan, forcing his team to play almost the entire match a man down.

"They don't have a lot of individual stars like Belgium and [Eden] Hazard, but they work well as a team, especially on ball recovery". The ominous message referenced Andres Escobar, who was shot and killed days after returning to Colombia from the 1994 World Cup, where he scored an own-goal in a loss to the host United States.

While England may be one of the most formidable national teams in world football, Panama has every right to feel it can go toe-to-toe with the 1966 World Cup champions.

"It will be like a final", he said.

"My concern is that my players work well, that they stay true to their style and keep up their good work".

"It is a squad of 23 names on the sheet, the next sheet has different players in different positions because we swap people in and swap people out".



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