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Estonia v England Teams and LIVE UPDATES

(Sporting Alert) — England manager Roy Hodgson made three changes from the team that against San Marino on Thursday for today’s Euro 2016 Qualifying Group E fixture at Estonia.

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Left-back Leighton Baines and midfielder Fabian Delph and Adam Lallana all come into the starting line-up in place of Kieran Gibbs, James Milner and Raheem Sterling.

Captain Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck lead the attack, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Nathaniel Clyne, Andros Townsend and Rickie Lambert are all on the bench.

On Thursday night England eased to a comfortable 5-0 win over San Marino and the Three Lions will be hoping for another positive result.

Manager Hodgson is expecting a much tougher game on Sunday.

“I would be a bit wary of putting Estonia in the same category as San Marino,” he said. “It will be a bit of a test, but I’m very confident we’ll see it through.”

The England boss also talked about why he decided against starting Sterling.

“We had a light training session yesterday and Raheem said he was feeling a little bit tired,” he said. There’s no point in risking him and Adam Lallana has been in fine form.”

Estonia v England Teams

Estonia: Pareiko, Jaager, Morozov, Klavan, Pikk, Mets, Antonov, Vunk, Vassiljev, Zenjov, Anier. Subs: Aksalu, Lindpere, Barengrub, Kruglov, Dmitrijev, Saag, Hunt, Ojamaa, Kams, Artjunin, Teniste, Londak.

England: Hart, Chambers, Cahill, Jagielka, Baines, Henderson, Wilshere, Delph, Lallana, Welbeck, Rooney. Subs: Foster, Clyne, Gibbs, Shelvey, Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Townsend, Sterling, Lambert, Forster.

Referee: Marijo Strahonja (Croatia)


Just like James, Jeff works hard at providing the best possible news and reports for football fans. Some of his work includes getting starting lineups and scores in England and around Europe.


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