England Beneath-21s tackle Croatia on Wednesday needing a win to have any likelihood of reaching the Euro Beneath-21 Championship quarter-finals.
Aidy Boothroyd’s Younger Lions have been poor in Group D up to now, shedding to Switzerland and Portugal and their hopes of progressing are handing by a thread.
England should beat Croatia, who edged out Switzerland 3-2 on Sunday, after which hope Portugal defeat the Swiss to maintain their match alive.
However ought to England and Portugal win, it could nonetheless come right down to a three-way cut up between England, Croatia and Switzerland for one place.
That may doubtless be settled by objective distinction with England at the moment on -Three and their rivals each on zero.
It makes for a unlikely scenario for the Younger Lions however they should bounce again with a robust efficiency as loads of criticism is coming their means.
England U21 v Croatia U21: The best way to hear
This match will get beneath means at 5pm on Wednesday, March 31.
Full protection from the Bonifika Stadium in Koper, Slovenia will probably be dwell on talkSPORT 2, with our pre-match build-up beginning at 4pm.
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England U21 v Croatia U21: Workforce information
- Goalkeepers: Josef Bursik (Stoke City), Josh Griffiths (Cheltenham City, mortgage from West Bromwich Albion), Aaron Ramsdale (Sheffield United)
- Defenders: Max Aarons (Norwich City), Ben Godfrey (Everton), Marc Guehi (Swansea City, mortgage from Chelsea), Lloyd Kelly (AFC Bournemouth), Ryan Sessegnon (Hoffenheim, mortgage from Tottenham Hotspur), Steven Sessegnon (Bristol City, mortgage from Fulham), Japhet Tanganga (Tottenham Hotspur), Ben Wilmot (Watford)
- Midfielders: Tom Davies (Everton), Ebere Eze (Crystal Palace), Conor Gallagher (West Bromwich Albion, mortgage from Chelsea), Curtis Jones (Liverpool), Dwight McNeil (Burnley), Oliver Skipp (Norwich City, mortgage from Tottenham Hotspur)
- Attackers: Rhian Brewster (Sheffield United), Mason Greenwood (Manchester United), Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea), Noni Madueke (PSV Eindhoven), Eddie Nketiah (Arsenal), Emile Smith Rowe (Arsenal)
England U21 v Croatia U21: What has been stated?
Aidy Boothroyd insists the main target have to be on England’s slim qualification hopes and never his future forward of their last group sport.
Boothroyd – who’s out of contract in the summertime – stated: “My view is, I’m right here to do that match and we’re dissatisfied. We’ve some hope so whereas there may be hope we’ve got to go after it.
“That’s what I’ve to do, not think about my future however the rapid future and see if we are able to get a consequence towards Croatia.
“It does harm since you at all times wish to win, I’ve to do my job, choose the lads up, choose the workers up and go once more.
“It’s nonetheless mathematically doable. We needed to enter the ultimate sport with it nonetheless in our arms however sadly it’s not.
“Contemplating the quantity of objectives we scored main as much as this, it was an actual energy of this group. To not have a shot or an actual risk is one thing we have to rectify for the subsequent sport.
“This ought to be in regards to the crew, the gamers who obtained us right here, the gamers who’ve performed very effectively.
“It hurts so much and I’m affected by it. It’s mathematically doable, we’ve got to exit and get an excellent consequence. You need to be sure to bounce again when issues go mistaken.”