Saturday, July 14, 2018

World Cup Diary-part 48-July 14th, 2018 (Day 31)


Team News:

-FIFA have warned England for the political chants of their fans in the match vs. Croatia.  (Source BBC Football Online)

-Belgium Manager Roberto Martinez has made two changes from his last squad. Youri Tielemans starts in place of Moussa Dembele. Thomas Meunier is back from suspension. (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Kieran Trippier will start for England against Belgium, however, the injured Jordan Henderson and Kyle Walker are out. (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Eric Dier, Phil Jones, Danny Rose and Fabian Delph will come into the England starting lineup vs. Belgium. They replace: Dele Alli, Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young, Kyle Walker and Jordan Henderson. (Source Reuters UK Online)

-After his match vs. England, Thibaut Courtois has become Belgium’s most capped goalkeeper by earning his 64th cap and overtaking Jean-Marie Pfaff.  (Source Online)

-This third place is Belgium’s best place in its World Cup history.

-The Man of the Match for today:
Belgium’s Eden Hazard (Belgium 2-England 0)

2018 World Cup 2018 matches:

Saturday, July 14, 2018:

Third Place:

July 14, 2018 (Saint Petersburg, Belgium 2-England 0)

Date: July 14, 2018
Competition: 2018 FIFA World Cup-Third Place
Result: Belgium 2-England 0
Venue: Saint Petersburg– Saint Petersburg Stadium, Russia         
Attendance: 64,406
Referee: Alireza Faghani (Iran)
Linesmen: Reza Sokhandan and Mohammadreza Mansouri  (both Iran), Malang Diedhiou (Senegal, fourth official)
Kick-off time:
(Belgium): Thomas Meunier 4, Eden Hazard 82
(England): None
Summary of goals:
1:0 (4th minute, Belgium):  From the middle, Lukaku released Chadli on the left side, he crossed into the box for Meunier to score.
2:0 (82nd minute, Belgium):  From the middle, De Bruyne sent Hazard through to go on and score.
1- Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea Football Club-London / England)
2- Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London / England)
4- Vincent Kompany (Manchester City Football Club / England)
5- Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London / England)
15- Thomas Meunier (Paris Saint-Germain Football Club / France)
6- Axel Witsel (Tianjin Quanjian Football Club / China)
17- Youri Tielemans
(Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club / France) (19- Mousa Dembélé (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London / England) 78th)
22- Nacer Chadli (West Bromwich Albion Football Club / England) (3- Thomas Vermaelen (Fútbol Club Barcelona / Spain) 39th)
7- Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City Football Club / England)
10- Eden Hazard (Chelsea Football Club-London / England)
9- Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United Football Club / England) (14- Dries Mertens (Societa Sportiva Calcio Napoli / Italy) 60th)

Coach: Roberto Martínez Montoliu (Spain)
Booked: Axel Witsel 90+3
Other Substitutes:
21- Michy Batshuayi (Ballspielverein Borussia Dortmund 1909 e.V. / Germany)
8- Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United Football Club / England) 
11- Yannick Carrasco (Dalian Yfang Football Club / China)
13- Koen Casteels (Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg Fußball GmbH / Germany)
12- Simon Mignolet (Liverpool Football Club / England)
20- Dedryck Boyata (Celtic Football Club-Glasgow / Scotland)
23- Leander Dendoncker (Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht Brussels)
16- Thorgan Hazard
(Borussia Verein für Leibesübungen 1900 e.V. Mönchengladbach / Germany)
18- Adnan Januzaj
(Real Sociedad de Fútbol-San Sebastian / Spain)

Team Captain: Eden Hazard
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas
Uniform Colors: Yellow Shirts, Black Shorts, Yellow Socks

1- Jordan Lee Pickford (Everton Football Club-Liverpool)
5- John Stones (Manchester City Football Club)
6- Jacob Harry Maguire (Leicester City 
Football Club)
16- Phillip Anthony Jones (Manchester United 
Football Club)
12- Kieran John Trippier (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London)
4- Eric Jeremy Edgar Dier (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London) 
21- Ruben Ira Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea Football Club-London) (20- Bamidele Jermaine ‘Dele’ Alli (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London) 84th)
17- Fabian Delph (Manchester City Football Club
3- Daniel Lee ‘Danny’ Rose (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London) (7- Jesse Ellis Lingard (Manchester United Football Club) 46th)
9- Harry Edward Kane (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London)
10- Raheem Shaquille Sterling (Manchester City Football Club)  (19- Marcus Rashford (Manchester United Football Club) 46th)

Coach: Gareth Southgate
Booked:  John Stones 52, Harry Maguire 76
Other Substitutes:
2- Kyle Andrew Walker (Manchester City Football Club)
11- Jamie Richard Vardy (Leicester City Football Club)
8- Jordan Brian Henderson (Liverpool Football Club) 
18- Ashley Simon Young (Manchester United Football Club)
13- Jack Butland (Stoke City Football Club)
23- Nicolas David ‘Nick’ Pope (Burnley Football Club)
22- Trent John Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool Football Club)
15- Gary James Cahill (Chelsea 
Football Club-London)
14- Daniel Nii Tackie Mensah ‘Danny’ Welbeck (Arsenal Football Club-London)

Team Captain: Harry Edward Kane
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Nike
Uniform Colors: Red Shirts, White Shorts, Red Socks

Man of the Match: Eden Hazard (Belgium)

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