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.
Top stat: Sweden's game against South Korea saw the most fouls (43) of any game at Russian Federation 2018 so far. More likely, he is being true to his word. "Today, the coach and team have to be put under serious scrutiny".
Against Cavani, he has played four matches in the Champions League, scoring three goals, compared to one from the Uruguayan. But Santos reiterated that not even Ronaldo can solve things by himself. "It's impossible for a player to win by himself".
He had no further damage but it is still uncomfortable", Martinez told his pre-match news conference on the eve of the game. The England boss kept his cards close to his chest, only confirming that Eric Dier would make his first World Cup start.
Not only will Toys "R" Us stores be closing, but also all Babies "R" Us stores will be liquidating all sales after today. The company announced back in September 2017 plans to file for bankruptcy , according to the Deseret News .
Sixteen of the 30 first round picks played only their freshman year, including 10 of the first 11 draftees. His father, Sasa Doncic, played professionally for 15 years. "A dream has come true", Doncic said.
Gobert averaged 13.5 points, 10.7 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game - the latter of which was good enough for third in the league. Does Ben Simmons have the edge for Rookie of the Year? Lou Williams of the Los Angeles Clippers took Sixth Man honors.
Apart from giving Ranbir Kapoor his highest opener, the director also got his biggest opening day grosser with Sanju . During an interview with India TV, Ranbir also told that Sanju Baba was very happy after watching the flick.
She said she only "pretended" to call the police. "All kinds of threats, frightful images and death threats", she says tearfully. The video quickly went viral and sparked a wider conversation about black people being censured for seemingly harmless acts.
Divisive Supreme Court decisions are more likely to be re-examined - and possibly overturned - when a court changes. In the wise words of Maya Angelou, "When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time".
When did Mount Agung last erupt? Its last major eruption in 1963 killed more than 1,000 people and razed several villages. Ngurah Rai global airport says all flights are suspended until at least 7pm local time (9pm AEST).
There is no notch on this device and we also expect to see relatively thicker bezels on the top and bottom of the display . However, the new Mi Pad 4 does come with AI Face Unlock, which makes it easy for users to unlock the tablet in no time.
Google Home and Chromecast suffer massive global outage
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France v Argentina 29 June 2018
Five-time Ballon d'Or victor Messi underlined his importance to Argentina with a sublime opening goal against Nigeria on Tuesday. The tension of the win over Nigeria had 1986 World Cup victor Maradona grimacing towards the sky with a crazed look in his eyes.
South Koreans become Mexican heroes
"We showed we are able to play against the reigning champions all the way with the exception of the final 10 seconds". A questionable celebration by German players near the Swedish bench added to the disappointment.
Iran protesters confront police at parliament
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Two die in Zimbabwe blast
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Hamilton tops charts on first day of French GP practice
Williams and McLaren, two of the sport's most successful teams who are going through hard times, continued to struggle. A wheel then came off Sergio Perez's Force India vehicle at speed on the Mistral straight in the late afternoon.
Brazil ease into last 16 with win over Serbia
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New Zealand leader names daughter Neve World News
They posed for photos with their new baby girl Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford on June 24, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand . He plans to become the primary caregiver for the child when Ardern returns to work following a leave of six weeks.
IOS 12 Public Beta Now Available; Here’s How to Download It
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Harley-Davidson Announces Overseas Move, Cites Tariffs
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