Can Wales avenge their heartbreak from Friday and create history against England?
By Darren Reginald
Wales World Cup journey could come to an end if they don’t beat England tomorrow night. Whereas there could be a possibility that if Iran and USA draw their game, this means Wales could do the unthinkable by qualifying to the round of 16 in the World Cup and continue their journey.
The odds are really against them from advancing into the round of 16. Gareth Bale and co need to use their power to try and stop this free scoring England side from scoring first otherwise it will be a long night for the Welsh. Ahmad bin Ali stadium will attract viewers from around the world to show if Wales can do the unthinkable to reach the round of 16 for the first time in the World Cup after 64 years. On the other hand, if Wales beat England 4-0 this could result in England going home and Wales going round of 16. Talk about the unexpected!
After the shock 2-0 defeat to Iran, they need to make sure they make history tonight to advance to the round of 16 and they also want Iran and USA to have a draw as well. Even if Wales beat England 1-0 it still will not be enough to go through unless there is no winner from the other game.
In his final tournament for his country, Gareth Bale will make sure he will put all his heart out to try and get the win.
However England are safe they just have to get either a draw or a win to be top of the group.
Could we see the likes of Jordan Henderson, Phil Foden, Kyle Walker, Trent Alexander Arnold and Kalvin Phillips start for England?
Predicted line ups for England and Wales.
Suspensions or injuries for England:
• Both Kalvin Phillips and Kyle Walker will make it to the starting line-up after both picked up an injury.
• And Maddison will be fit to face Wales tomorrow evening after recovering from an ankle injury.
• Kane could be wrapped up in cotton wool for his foot with sterner tests coming soon.
Suspensions for Wales:
• Wales are without their main goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey after he picked up a red card from a rough challenge he collided with the Iranian player.
• Looks like the Leicester goalkeeper Danny Ward will have big responsibility to stop Saka, Rashford, Kane and others from scoring.
• Joe Allen could start but Ampadu is on the bench.