Sanchez hopes Lukaku wins World Cup Golden Boot

Sanchez hopes Lukaku wins World Cup Golden Boot

Despite a hard draw, Belgium remain upbeat about their World Cup prospects.

"It's one of the reasons why we've done what we did (against Belgium), to give ourselves the best possible opportunity of doing that". I went to two of their games in Brazil - they were incredible occasions. Police forces are now urging calm ahead of the knockout stages.

Kane, despite his desire to play, is said to have respected the manager's decision and reasoning for it. He came off at half-time in Thursday's game against Belgium with a calf problem but it's not thought to be serious and he should be in contention for the match against Colombia in the last 16.

Rashford said: "It's not the first time it's happened against him". "He totally understood 100 per cent team first".

'He said "look, I know everyone says I want the Golden Boot".

"He was excellent on that, showed real leadership and understanding of the big picture".

Belgium were able to edge past England without Lukaku, as Adnan Januzaj's stunning goal gave them a 1-0 win to seal top spot in Group G.

"However, from here if we don't reach the semi-finals you have to class it as disappointing".

And Merson insists that they provide very little threat to England's dreams of winning the tournament in Russian Federation.

Brazil cruise into last 16 by beating Serbia
Serbia again set off alarm bells moments later, but some desperate Brazil defending was enough to keep them out. In all competitions, Brazil are unbeaten in 13 matches (W9 D4 L0), conceding just three goals in that run.

Alli started in the opening game against Tunisia, during which he picked up the injury.

"It's exciting. We've got the chance to be the team that changes that record".

England are through to the World Cup last 16 to face Colombia.

Southgate will, of course, insist that he was not thinking about who England might meet in the last eight. The route we've got now is Colombia, who have been poor and had James Rodriguez limped out of the Senegal game.

'I think whoever we played we believe we're capable of beating, ' he said.

Japan are top and need just a point ($3.3) against already eliminated Poland to make sure they are the only Asian side to have a shot at glory.

"During my time with England we met them four times".

'We have to put things aside and solve them, it's not a Bravo, a Vidal or an Alexis Sanchez, we have to put things aside and build'.

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