World Cup 2018: England fly out to Russia as buildup continues – live!


Another day, another glorious team guide. Our latest dip into our experts’ network takes us to Poland, a side teeming with syllables. They play their final warm-up match this afternoon, against Lithuania in Warsaw (5pm BST):

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As well as England, Costa Rica, Germany, South Korea, Senegal and Sweden are expected to arrive in Russia on Tuesday. The mood in a youthful England camp is all very positive, with this the latest from manager Gareth Southgate:

Southgate, whose team take on Tunisia in their first World Cup game in Volgograd on Monday, believes that has now been consigned to the past on the back of England’s encouraging recent performances, including the victories against Costa Rica and Nigeria in their past two warm-up matches.

“I’ve talked before about there being a disconnect between the supporters and the team,” Southgate said. “There are different ways to bridge that and the most important is the way you play, your performances and your results. We know everything else comes on the back of that.

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Written by Ben Fisher
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