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England v Belgium 28 June 2018

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He said: "In a World Cup you're going to come up against the best teams in the world".

"I felt this was a game we wanted to win but the knockout game is our biggest for a decade", Southgate told British broadcaster ITV.

"We want to win football matches so of course we are not happy to come away from here having been beaten but what that means for the next round we don't really know".

"We don't like to lose, but tonight there were other factors that were more important", Southgate said.

"He added: "[Belgium] controlled a lot of possession.

On a mission: England manager Gareth Southgate wasn't too anxious by his team's loss to Belgium.

With England's fans now nearly expecting a deep run in the knockout stages, a second round loss would leave them empty and the narrative could quickly turn against coach Gareth Southgate for his negative approach against Belgium.

Belgium's next game will be against Japan, a team which Martinez described to be very "dynamic, well organized, strong and technical". It was like welcoming back an old friend, then remembering why you stopped hanging around with them, all those years ago.

It's an unfortunate turn of events for Rashford, who would have deserved his promotion ahead of England's second game.


Without the Spurs right-back in the side England were lacking, significantly, on set pieces, which had accounted for half of their goals in the previous two matches.

"Making predictions in the World Cup can be a little bit hard", Martinez said, insisting Belgium would concentrate on their meeting with Japan in Rostov-on-Don.

The game got off to a lively start, with Belgium's Youri Tieleman forcing Jordan Pickford into a save with a venomous strike from distance, while Michy Batshuayi saw his effort cleared off the line inside the opening 10 minutes. We look forward to this challenge.

Marcus Rashford had the opportunity to put serious pressure on Raheem Sterling for his place in the side for the last 16 after two disappointing performances from the Manchester City winger.

It promises to be a fascinating encounter England and Belgium battle it out for top spot in Group G. Watch the Live & Exclusive stream of the game on MAX HD3 & beIN SPORTS CONNECT. But, for me, that was the right thing to do and you've got to take decisions you believe are the right ones. Whereas a win against Colombia would guarantee either side a quarter-final clash with Sweden or Switzerland.

The truth is there are no easy games in the knockouts, and in any case, it would be no surprise if England lost to Colombia and thus never benefitted from the supposed easy path. At Elland Road on June 7, after they took their time breaking down Costa Rica, Southgate said he had encouraged his players to talk about their lives and the challenges they had faced.

"At the moment we are qualified and I think that was the priority that we were chasing for", Martinez said.

Yes, Rose made a mistake for the goal but Young has made a few positional errors over the first couple of games against poorer teams.

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