Gareth Southgate’s switch from 4-2-3-1 has given his young side flexibility, with Raheem Sterling central to England’s success
This article is part of the Guardian’s 2018 World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 32 countries who have qualified for Russia. theguardian.com is running previews from two countries each day in the run-up to the tournament kicking off on 14 June.
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