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If Alli is not fit enough to play the second group game, Ruben Loftus-Cheek is likely to replace him in one of the two advanced midfield positions in front of Jordan Henderson.

He said: "If I'm being honest - and I'm one of his biggest fans - I thought he was poor". What pleased me is that there has been a long period of work gone into (Monday's) result from all the players and all of the support team.

"I think we competed well against Belgium, and I think when there were tackles, they got stuck in just as much as we did".

"They've had excellent seasons for their clubs and hopefully in this tournament they can provide some for us".

It certainly paid dividends against Tunisia as England displayed patience and maturity that belied their inexperience - not that Rashford sees tournament rawness as a problem. We just don't know yet.

"I think that mentality has to stay because you're not going to win every single game and when you do lose or when you do draw, you have to learn from it". As a team, we're capable of doing that.

ITV will also broadcast England's last-16 tie should they make it through the group, a slight concern given their 0-2 record of knockout games in the last 22 years.

After scoring a spectacular goal in a man-of-the-match display against Costa Rica in England's send-off friendly, Rashford was forced to miss England's first two days of training in Russian Federation with a knee complaint.

Maguire was among nine World Cup debutants in the starting line-up against Tunisia.

"We were all fairly new to each other and we've managed to build relationships".

Rashford is hopeful the Tottenham midfielder will be ready to face Panama on Sunday, having come through his own struggles with a knee niggle during the final stages of the Three Lions' preparations.

Yes, they scored a late goal and you can say "a win is a win" but that's a problem because I believe in performances when you are playing against a lesser team.

"To score a victor in the World Cup like that is just incredible and watching the celebrations back home and in the stadium like I say, I've been part of that before when I was watching football, so to see it and to be part of it is wonderful", the Tottenham striker said.

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