Having previously contested the match no team wanted to win, Belgium and England now squared up in the match neither side wanted to play. When these two teams last met, the outcome would determine which would finish top of Group G and consequently navigate the so-called 'harder' route to the final.
A top English football official has told the Daily Star that England might be prepared to host the World Cup in 2022 as reports indicate Qatar might be “too risky”. “Qatar should never have got this competition in the first place. It’s way too hot in the summer and is nowhere near ready to host the world’s greatest sports event,” the unnamed official told the Daily Star.