England face Spain at the legendary Wembley Stadium as what is now known to be Gareth Southgate’s last assignment at the helm of the English side in an interim coach position. In spite of this being the end of his tenure as interim coach he still is touted as a hot favourite to retain the job after the committee decides on who to employ permanently within a month. Wayne Rooney’s absence has been confirmed after speculation regarding the English striker who surprising was absent from training due to a “minor issue”. Ryan Bertrand and Harry Kane are also due to miss the game due to injury. On the other hand, Spain are unbeaten until now under new coach, Julen Lopetegui, under whom they have scored 17 goals and conceded a solitary goal. Spain sit at the top of Group G after dismissing Macedonia by 4-0 in their previous encounter.
Here are the team lineups📜:-
🔰 ENG XI: Hart, Clyne, Rose, Dier, Cahill, Stones, Sterling, Henderson, Vardy, Lingard, Lallana
🔰 ESP XI: Reina; Carvajal, Martinez, Nacho, Azpilicueta, Busquets, Mata, Thiago, Vitolo, Silva, Aduriz.