BY:Tirelo Mosielele

It’s not been an easy ride for the two parties being Belgium and England to reach the heights they find themselves in, through their hard work and dedication the two teams will battle out in the third place playoff built on 14 July 2018 at St. Petersburg with 4pm kickoff time (CAT).

The two teams see themselves in this situation after failing to progress to the final on midweek after Belgium lost to the France by a solitary goal from Umtiti while England were beat by the inform Croatia 2-1 after extra time.

Both sides averagely performed above par looking at the squad they had more especially at the English side which comprised of youngsters who made their maiden appearance to the campaign which may come in handy for the next world cup as most of them will feature.

Both parties have individuals brilliant players that can win them games any day like on the Belgian corner they have their top scorer, Romelu Lukaku, who now has 3 games without finding back of the net something that will charge him up, also have their talisman Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne who will be vital if the team is to win.

The Southgate’s boy also feature some unsung talent of Raheem Sterling, Dele Alli who had a confusing campaign but with the assistant of the tournament top goal scorer Harry Kane (6 goals) everything might be smooth. 

The two side take to the pitch two weeks later after they played in a group winner match decider which Belgium came on tops after a solitary by Januzaj.

The winner will be positioned on spot 3 and walk away with a bronze medal while the loser will take spot 4 of the competition. ​

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