Southgate insists there’s no point in playing to lose against Belgium

Trent Alexander-Arnold has dismissed the notion that England are in the easier half of the World Cup draw.

Both managers opted to rest a number of their stars for the final group match, having made between them no fewer than 17 changes from last time out, with both already secured passage into the round of 16.

Now that England have finished second in their group, they will take on José Pékerman's Colombian side without 2014's Golden Boot victor, James Rodriguez, who limped off against Senegal earlier today.

Below are more details on the broadcast, which will be aired in Spanish and will begin at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Gary Neville did just that on ITV's coverage of the defeat to Belgium.

The teams feature 35 players from last season's Premier League between them, including the entire England roster, and are playing for the top spot in Group G as they both have two victories in two matches.

England's defeat sends them to Moscow to face Colombia - so was this the first reality check for Southgate and his players at a World Cup that has gone so smoothly or simply a glancing blow delivered in a phoney war? The match will also be livestreamed in Spanish on TelemundoDeportes.com and via the Telemundo Deportes En Vivo and NBC Sports apps.

Januzaj suddenly sparked the game into life early in the second half when he twisted and turned inside the England box before curling a wonderful strike into the top corner.

However, both England and Belgium are expected to make wholesale changes.

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"Making predictions in the World Cup can be a little bit hard", Martinez said, insisting Belgium would concentrate on their meeting with Japan in Rostov-on-Don.

"It's a painful memory but I think now is the right moment to avenge that generation", Michel Preud'homme, the keeper that day, told public broadcaster RTBF as a new "golden generation" of Belgian talent eyes the country's first ever major trophy. Meanwhile, England, if it beats a James Rodriguez-less Colombia side (which it should), will get the victor of Sweden-Switzerland.

It was arguably England's toughest game up to yet in the Russian World Cup against Belgium, let's face it.

They have avoided the same section as Brazil, France and Argentina though could meet Spain should they reach the semi-finals.

"We want to win football matches and we also know the big game is the knockout tie to come, so it was hard to balance all of those". The way they (Belgium) moved positions and kept the ball - it was a good benchmark for what is to come.

"We could have played [the key players] again tonight but, this afternoon, you already saw Colombia lose a key player, Japan lose a key player, Senegal had they gone through would have lost a key player".

England and Belgium still have plenty left in the tank for the knock-out stages but how much will the group games have taken out of their rivals?

"We have no idea who, when or where we will play", said Southgate. Belgium made nine changes and still won.

Martinez has now given all 20 outfield squad players a game in the World Cup.

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