England’s first World Cup game will take place in Qatar on Monday, June 18 at 2:00 p.m. WAT.
With a strong team for the match, Gareth Southgate is expected to get the season off to a strong start.
Due to injuries and concerns about their fitness, he will be without Kyle Walker and James Maddison for the first game.
As a result, England’s manager has the choice to employ a 3-4-3 system, which would enable his wing-backs to assume more offensive duties.
Some believe that a center defensive trio consisting of Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), and John Stones (Manchester City) will be used.
Jude Bellingham of Borussia Dortmund and Declan Rice of West Ham United, both of whom have been dependable for their respective teams, ought to be the midfield’s leaders.
Luke Shaw and Kieran Trippier are likely to start at wing back due to their ability to attack from the back.
The favorites to lead their teams’ offenses are the forwards Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Phil Foden (Manchester City), and the scorching-hot Bukayo Saka (Arsenal).
Potential for a New Structure
Pickford, Stones, Dier, Maguire, Trippier, Bellingham, Rice, Shaw, Saka, Kane, and Foden are among the potential starters.