Raheem Sterling is probably going to begin for England in Sunday's World Cup Group G game against Panama.

Pictures of assistant manager Steve Holland's preparation notes appeared to show the forward would be dropped for Marcus Rashford.

Britain boss Gareth Southgate has affirmed that midfielder Dele Alli will pass up a significant opportunity with thigh injury got in the 2-1 win upon Tunisia.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek is probably going to replace him in the beginning XI on Sunday. Britain will anchor a last-16 put with a win in Nizhny Novgorod – the game, which commences at 13:00 BST

Alli began preparing with the leading group on Saturday yet was pulled back after warm-ups to work exclusively. "He began preparing with whatever is left of the group, and after that did some additionally running without anyone else, so he's advancing extremely well," said Southgate.

"We're delighted with where he is at, yet he wouldn't be prepared for the game tomorrow." Manchester City forward Sterling began England's opening game triumph over Tunisia on Monday yet was replaced by Manchester United's Rashford in the 68th moment.

The 23-year-old has scored just twice in 39 internationals and has not gotten in his previous 21. World Cup debutants Panama were beaten 3-0 by Belgium in their opening match. Coach Hernan Dario Gomez has effectively affirmed he will handle a similar XI against England.


Harry Kane's very late intercession got England off to a flying begin and gave them a win in their opening session of a noteworthy tournament out of the blue since the 2006 World Cup when they beat Paraguay. On occasion against Tunisia it wasn't lovely, or flawless, yet with more luckiness, poise and ideal choices they would have won easily.

The Panamanians played to type in their opening amusement with Belgium. Los Canaleros (The Canal Men) were forceful, convincing, at the end of the day massively outmanoeuvred. The Belgians knew they had been in a game, however, and grumbled a short time later about a portion of the handles that were flying in.

"I don't realise what individuals are griping about," chief Roman Torres said. "Football resembles that – you generally need to force yourself, you need to stamp out your domain."

Their coach Hernan Dario Gomez was accountable for Colombia when they lost 2-0 to England at France 1998. His contrary number in Nizhny Novgorod on Sunday, Gareth Southgate, was on the seat.


Britain administrator Gareth Southgate: "To play with the flexibility, vitality and pace that we did was on a par with anything I have found in the competition as yet.

"Each group will need to enhance however we hit a level that is equivalent to anything that I've seen. The group that we chose for the first game executed and additionally I can recollect us playing with the ball in the first hour of the game."

Panama defender Harold Cummings:
"We are going there to play hard.

"We are going there to contend. We will carry out our activity against any group we confront."