Eric Dier and Jan Vertonghen watch World Cup draw together

Glen Mclaughlin
December 3, 2017

"It is the key game for us, and I think if we can get a positive result there we have every chance of qualifying", added Maaloul.

As quoted in the Mirror, Martinez said: "I knew we were going to get England".

England will take on the top-ranked nation in their group, Belgium, in their final match on June 28, a schedule that should also favour Southgate's team, says Murphy.

Tunisia are first up, in Volgograd on June 18, and there will be memories of England's 1998 World Cup opening game win against the same opponents in Marseille.

The match also puts Tottenham team mates Eric Dier and Jan Vertonghen against one another - which they marked with a Snapchat together captioned "Group Friends".

"Tunisia and Panama, we have to do more research on", he said.

     RANDY Girls are waiting
GETTY RANDY Girls are waiting

That was the Carthage Eagles' very first game at the finals but they have failed to win any of their 11 World Cup games since - the longest winless run of any team in Russian Federation next year. Thankfully, another update from the fellas at Footy Headlines - a website which really knows its onions when it comes to leaked football kits - allows us to do precisely that. After two dismal World Cups in Brazil and South Africa, England simply need to be a quarterfinal team again and, in Russian Federation, they really should be.

They beat Tunisia 1-0 but were eliminated after losing 2-0 to England in Lens, with Darren Anderton putting the English ahead before David Beckham scored a wonderful free-kick.

We've been good at writing teams off and then getting beaten by them haven't we?

Belgium's best World Cup finish came in 1986 when they finished fourth, and Martinez believes this sets them as outsiders for the Jules Rimet trophy.

"We haven't done as much preparing on the African teams yet so now that's what we can focus in on". "We played Wales and they have more or the less the same style".

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