Frank Lampard will captain the side and make his first appearance of the competition as a replacement for Steven Gerrard, who starts on the bench. It could be the final appearance in an England shirt for Lampard who is considering international retirement after the tournament.
Elsewhere, Luke Shaw will replace Leighton Baines at left back after the Evertonian picked up a hamstring strain against Uruguay. Ross Barkley and Jack Wilshere are also expected to start in the middle.
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See you in 4 years guys…