England manager Gareth Southgate has given little indication about what team will start against Iceland in the Nations League. However, he revealed he has no qualms using the likes of Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden and Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood.
“Based on everything we’ve seen on the training pitch we’d have no hesitation in playing any of the players with us,” said Southgate.
“Since we’ve been in camp and got on the training pitch the players have adapted.
“The young players coming in have no fear. They adapt very quickly and add to the level of competition.
“It is great to be back on the football pitch, that’s for sure.
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“I have actually been really pleased with the (fitness) level the players are at. We’ve got guys who only finished playing a few weeks ago who are up to match fitness.”
The predictions below for Iceland vs England have been provided by the Betfair Exchange.
The figures shown are based on how fans have been betting on the Nations League market.
Betfair spokesperson Darren Hughes said: “England return to competitive action tomorrow night as they travel to Laugardalsvöllur to take on Iceland, with Gareth Southgate’s men given a 76% chance of victory by punters on Betfair Exchange.
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“Captain Harry Kane will be hoping to get his season off with a bang, and has a 25% chance of scoring first according to Betfair Exchange, with a 58% chance of hitting the net at any stage.
“Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham will be hoping to add to his solitary senior England goal on just his 5th cap, and has a 42% chance of doing so in 90 minutes, with a 22% chance of being first on the scoresheet.
“Iceland look up against it in this Nations League game, with just an 8% chance of victory over the Three Lions.
“England fans will be hoping for a strong performance as they begin the long road to next summer’s delayed Euro 2020.”
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Iceland – 8%
England – 76%
Draw – 16%
Harry Kane – 25%/58%
Tammy Abraham – 22%/42%
Jadon Sancho – 22%/38%
Raheem Sterling – 18%/47%
Mason Greenwood – 16%/38%
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