Gareth Southgate: Colombia clash is England's biggest in a decade

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They are unsafe at set plays but we are as good as anybody at set plays. Midfielder James Rodriguez, who won the Golden Boot at the 2014 World Cup, is another notable name in their ranks - although he has struggled with injury so far at this tournament, and was forced off in the first half of their final group game on Thursday. The numbers that they've got supporting them is clear, and they have some outstanding individual players. "Some disciplinary, some have been penalty shoot-outs".

"But if we believe it's the right thing then stand by it.

But more often than not we have not been able to win those matches in normal time or in extra-time".

Critics accused the England manager of throwing away the Three Lions' momentum by fielding a weakened team in the 1-0 defeat to Belgium that followed two opening wins. We are in this stadium, which has been built for four games, no cutting corners or looking for a second-level job.

And now he's received strong backing from Alexis, who has praised his form in front of goal and revealed how close the two players actually are off the field.

"And, yeah, maybe we could have pushed a bit more by putting other players into the game tonight, but we still created chances, we had one absolutely fantastic chance to tie the game". Penalties are, he says, a set skill performed under huge pressure, that can be learned and conquered.

"We have studied it".

Colombia topped their group ahead of second-placed Japan, while Senegal and Poland failed to make it through.

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"Obviously he's a fantastic player", Alli said of the last World Cup's Golden Boot victor.

Marouane Fellaini has played for Manchester United since 2013.

At the back, they are marshalled by Barcelona defender Yerry Mina, who has scored twice at this tournament, while Davinson Sanchez will come up against his Spurs team-mate Kane.

By introducing Danny Welbeck rather than Kane from the bench for the final 15 minutes in Kaliningrad, he ensured all of his outfield players have now been involved across the three group games.

"We know how he plays and he has got a lot of strengths, and we're going to look to try and exploit his very few weaknesses".

Southgate labelled the Colombia match England's "biggest game for a decade", so was comfortable defending himself when asked if he had a responsibility to fans and the tournament to have winning matches as his top priority.

He said: "I think both the teams were fairly evenly matched".

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