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XI of England against Croatia: the selection of readers for the opening of Euro 2020 unveiled |  Football news


After weeks of voting, the eleven of SkySports.com’s readers for the Euro 2020 opener between England and Croatia on Sunday has been revealed.

In the goal, Everton Jordan pickford got 57 percent of the vote, ahead of Dean Henderson with 33 percent and Sam Johnstone with 10 percent.

At the right-back, users opted for Chelsea Reece James, with Man Utd’s Luke Shaw left back in a five-man defense. Assuming Harry Maguire misses against Croatia on Sunday, the three-way defense included Kyle walker, Pierre Pierre and Tyrone ming, with defender Villa Mings edging Wolves’ Conor Coady by just 700 votes.

West Ham Declan rice and that of Chelsea Mason frame were clearly the favorites in central midfielder roles, with top three Jack Grealish, Harry Kane and Phil Foden.

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England XI of SkySports.com readers vs Croatia

Grealish and Foden were overwhelming favorites to flank Kane in the top three, with the Villa man receiving 28,700 votes and the City youngster 23,400.

Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho was next with 12,400 votes, Man Utd’s Marcus Rashford received 11,100 and Raheem Sterling 4,200.

Podcast: Foden and Grealish on the bench ?! The great debate of England XI

Jasper Taylor is joined by Rob Dorsett, Nick Wright and Gerard Brand for a final debate on the biggest talking point in England ahead of their Euro 2020 opener against Croatia on Sunday: who will start at Wembley?

In the first part, Rob brings us all the latest information on St George’s Park, as the panel goes through formation and defense.

In the second part (22:31), everything revolves around the midfield and the front line. Is there a chance that Rashford and Sterling will start with Foden and Grealish? And should England look to face two defensive midfielders in the knockout stage?

And in the third part (42:27), the XI of SkySports.com readers is revealed, and Nick and Gerard choose their surprise impact player in the England squad.

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