Colombia vs England World Cup 2018: Kickoffs, broadcasting, lineups, predictions and betting odds

July 3, 2018
First published on:July 2, 2018
by Jon Snow

Millions of hearts await the final match of the Round of 16 knockout stage as Colombia will clash with England this Tuesday for the ticket of quarterfinals. While the big teams like Spain, Portugal, and Argentina are out of the league already, England sits just 3 games away from the Glory if victorious against Colombia.

The Three Lions finished as a runner-up with 6 points from Group G behind Belgium while Colombia made out as Group H winner with 6 points. The winner of the match will be facing the winner from Sweden vs Switzerland in quarterfinals for the way to the semi-final.

Kick-off time and Venue? How to watch the match?

Colombia and England will take head-on-head at Spartak Stadium, Moscow on Tuesday, July 3. The kick-off is scheduled for 7 pm BST.

The live match for English fans will be televised live on ITV One and BBC One, while American fans can catch the match at Fox and live-stream on fuboTV. The countries with FIFA membership can enjoy the match at the live-action on national channels on their television.

For travelers and online viewers, apple store and play store apps have eased the access.

Possible Lineups

After England was defeated to Belgium in the group stage final match, coach Southgate has hinted for the possible original XI lineup for the knockout against Colombia. Dele Alli will be in the mid-field replacing  Ruben Loftus-Cheek after a rest in the match against Belgium.

 John Stones is likely to hold the center back to strengthen the game and the possibility of victory.

While Colombia with the joyful journey to Round of 16 is now stressed as James Rodriguez's is going through the injured calf, who left out in the 31st minute of the 1-0 win against Senegal.

The possible lineups shows up as:

England XI: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire, Trippier, Alli, Henderson, Lingard, Young, Sterling, Kane.

Colombia XI: Ospina, Arias, Davinson Sanchez, Mina, Mojica, Uribe, Carlos Sanchez, Cuadrado, Quintero, Rodriguez, Falcao.

History

The 2 nations have clashed 5 times before where England won 3 games and the 2 other matches ending in draws, also including a  2–0 England win in group stage match in World Cup 1998.

The nations most recently met in a friendly 3–2 win of England.

Predictions and Betting odds

As reported, out of 100% participants, 39% have predicted England's win while Colombia's win vote is in the neighborhood to England, i.e. 35%, and the rest 26% raised hands for a draw.

Kane is expected to score 2 goals in the match and on the other hand, Colombia's Falcao is predicted to net the only goal for Colombia.

As per Betfair, the betting odd point for Colombia's win is 4.1 which means if you place $100 on Colombia, then the right prediction will earn $410 in return while the match draw and Englan's win point is set at 3.3 and 2.1, literally earning $330 and $210 respectively.

The possible outcomes of bet odds show up as:

  • England to qualify: 4/7
  • Under 2.5 goals: 8/5
  • England to win 2-1: 9/1

Note: Odds subject to change.



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