James out for Colombia against England

first_imgWorld Cup Colombia vs England team news: James misses out as Alli returns for Three Lions Goal Last updated 1 year ago 00:48 7/4/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) James Rodriguez Colombia World Cup Getty World Cup Colombia v England Colombia England The Bayern Munich attacker will miss out on the last-16 clash after coming off after a half hour against Senegal James Rodriguez will miss out for Colombia while Dele Alli is back for England as Gareth Southgate has named the same XI he picked against Tunisia for the Three Lions’ last-16 match.James came off with a calf problem after just half an hour in his nation’s group stage finale against Senegal – a 1-0 victory which saw the South Americans advance as Group H winners.The Bayern Munich man will now miss the match entirely and is one of two changes for Colombia, as Jose Pekerman has also benched Andres Uribe, with Wilmar Barrios and Jefferson Lerma coming into the side.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Perfection from Pulisic: Chelsea’s Captain America has arrived in the Premier League Why always Raheem? ‘Unplayable’ Sterling setting a standard Man City’s other stars need to match ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Meanwhile, Alli returns after suffering a thigh strain in the 2-1 win over Tunisia in the group stage opener.Alli’s Tottenham team-mate and World Cup Golden Boot leader Harry Kane also returns to the XI after being rested for the 1-0 loss to Belgium in England’s last group match.Kane, who has five goals in his two games, will pair with Raheem Sterling up top.Alli will team with Jesse Lingard, and Jordan Henderson in the midfield, with Kieran Trippier and Ashley Young providing the width.Kyle Walker, John Stones and Harry Maguire will form the back line in front of Jordan Pickford in goal.Fabian Delph is not on the bench for the Three Lions as he remains in England awaiting the birth of his third child. Here it is: the official #ThreeLions teamsheet for tonight’s game against Colombia. 📋 pic.twitter.com/kaX9eH69P1 — England (@England) July 3, 2018 England XI: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire; Trippier, Henderson, Lingard, Alli, Young; Sterling, KaneColombia XI: Ospina; Arias, Davinson, Mina, Mojica; Barrios, Sánchez, Lerma; Cuadrado, Quintero; Falcao.last_img

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