World Cup 2018: England’s Dele Alli likely to miss Panama match (Details)


Dele Alli suffered a thigh injury against Tunisia in England’s World Cup opener

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England midfielder Dele Alli has not returned to training and is likely to miss their second World Cup Group G game against Panama on Sunday.

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The Tottenham player, 22, has missed training with a thigh injury picked up during Monday’s 2-1 win over Tunisia.

Pictures of assistant manager Steve Holland’s training notes seemed to indicate Ruben Loftus-Cheek would replace him in England’s starting XI.

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Sunday’s match in Nizhny Novgorod is live on BBC One from 12:10 BST.

World Cup debutants Panama were beaten 3-0 by Belgium in their opening match.


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