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As Buzz Aldrin famously said* “second comes right after first” and despite the heartbreak of missing a World Cup final, for two proud nations the distinction of finishing Russia 2018 in third and leaving the tournament on a relative high still remains.
Once again England and Belgium lock horns. It’s the Group G rematch many hungered for – to see how the “A” teams might have fared in their earlier dead-rubber game. Just watch out if Adnan Januzaj gets another look-in.