Heavy rainfall before England face Spain in Nations League

Heavy rainfall before England face Spain in Nations League

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Gareth Southgate makes three changes from the side that drew 0-0 with Croatia on Friday evening.

With Jordan Henderson and John Stones both suspended, in come Liverpool defender Joe Gomez and Tottenham’s Harry Winks, while there is also a start for Kieran Trippier at right-back in place of Kyle Walker.

England XI: Pickford, Trippier, Maguire, Gomez, Chilwell, Dier, Winks, Barkley, Sterling, Rashford, Kane

Subs: Walker, Butland, Alexander-Arnold, Dunk, Chalobah, Mount, Maddison, Sancho, Bettinelli

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Luis Enrique has made eight changes….makeshift, right? Not really. It looks pretty strong to us and that’s despite the absence of Paco Alcacer, the tormentor of Wales last Thursday evening.

Chelsea duo Cesar Azpilicueta and Alvaro Morata are among a host of players to drop onto the bench but just look at that midfield – Saul, Busquets and Thiago = tasty.

Spain XI: De Gea, Jonny, Nacho, Ramos, Alonso, Saul, Busquets, Thiago, Asensio, Aspas, Rodrigo

Subs: Suso, Albiol, Ceballos, Lopez, Koke, Alcacer, Morata, Rodrigo, Arrizabalaga, Gaya, Bartra, Azpilicueta

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