Players to watch out for in Euro 2016 England vs Slovakia
Marek Hamsik is one of the most under rated play makers in Europe. While he has not always displayed his club form on to the international scene, his man of the match performance against Russia suggests that he may be ready to lead Slovakia in this competition.
While he may not be scoring the goals anymore for England, Wayne Rooney has now become the man who orchestrates his team’s play from mid field. His displays have earned him much acclaim and is proving to be an assured leader for his national team.
The rock of the Slovakian defense, Martin Skirtel will be tasked with anchoring his team’s back line against against a very dynamic English front line. Sturridge will know his Liverpool team mate very well and will prepare accordingly, but the same can be said about Skirtel which should lead to an interesting battle.
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After a promising display against Russia, Dele Alli proved a masterful performance against Wales. His calmness under pressure was one of many attributes in an eye catching display against the rigid Welsh team. His displays will go on to have a big say in what England can accomplish in France.
His injury time winner against Wales should propel Sturridge in to the starting line up against Slovakia. His pace and movements will be crucial to England and he will be looking to cause plenty of problems to the Slovakian back line.