France against England today
France vs England venue
Stade de France
The match starts at 8pm (UK time)
The Prime Minister Theresa May is scheduling to watch England’s friendly match in France.
Here, a rendition of “Oasis’ Don’t Look Back In Anger” will be among the tributes to the victims of the Manchester & London terror attacks.
1 minute silence observed at the stadium.
The fans will cheer the players with the red & white placards to form the England flag as Don’t Look Back in Anger will be played by the Republican Guard.
In a change to the standard schedule. The French national anthem will go before God Save the Queen. The lyrics of the 2 hymns to be shown on screens.
Both sets of players will take photo together to show solidarity & togetherness.
Gareth Southgate (England manager) said that they are grateful to the French for offering this tribute to England as a country.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will commence post his goal-scoring contribution from the bench in England’s 2-2 draw against Scotland.
Further with Southgate looking to give his squad some match experience, he could also hand Ben Gibson & Kieran Trippier their senior debuts.
Leigh Griffiths will be missing this match while Tom Heaton & Jack Butland will share the goalkeeping duties.
However, widespread changes anticipated in Deschamps’ starting eleven. Monaco’s swiftly rising star Kylian Mbappe might not get start to replace Antoine Griezmann up front.
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