Sanchez hopes Lukaku wins World Cup Golden Boot

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Russia map Where is Kaliningrad? Is it safe for England fans

Some believe losing to Belgium in their last Group G game could help England but Eriksson said Gareth Southgate's side had more chance of beating Brazil on the other side of the draw than Sweden, whom they could face in the quarter-finals if they beat Colombia in the round of 16.

Lukaku made a fine start to the showpiece tournament in Russian Federation, scoring braces in wins over Panama and Tunisia before being rested for his team's final Group G game against England.

"In terms of penalties, we've been practising and going through strategies on them since March", Southgate said after Thursday's 1-0 group-stage defeat to Belgium. "We know how he plays, we know his strengths, and we'll look to try and exploit his very few weaknesses".

"We came here with a big squad and everyone is fighting for their place".

Here are eight things we think might happen in the Round of 16. But I think we have some top players and some players who are on their way to being top players. I went to two of their games in Brazil - they were incredible occasions.

"I think it's very unsafe", Alli told reporters on Saturday.

Every four years, the leaders of the European Union are locked in meetings while one or more of their teams are playing in a World Cup match.

"I know it was only Panama but that was England's record ever World Cup win so we've got to be optimistic, haven't we really?" Gaeth Southgate made no true attempt to beat Belgium and top their group, meaning they find themselves in the easier side of the draw.

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"We had to rely on our medical department to make big calls on players who weren't fit for the start of the World Cup".

"Everyone wants to step up and help the team if we can". But when you're a leader and a manager, you have to make decisions which are right for your group to achieve the primary objective.

Colombia go into the knockout stage having also scored five goals in their three group games and will have the support of tens of thousands of fans. For us, we're not focusing on the next games.

"After every session we just practise". But Germany got the better of Argentina on penalties in the 2006 quarter-finals.

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Spain looked suspect defensively last time out against Morocco, but Russian Federation haven't scored a World Cup goal against European opposition on European soil since 1982 against Belgium.

If they managed to advance to the semi-finals they would be facing a Tuesday, July 10 (7pm) fixture, the same evening that City are due to travel to League Two side Lincoln City for another friendly.

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