England and Russia will clash in the Group B stage match of the Euro 2016 on Saturday, as both teams renew rivalry after five years since they last met in 2007. Their last two meetings ended went in favour of both teams, with each winning one.
Russia will be seeking to let the world know, that they are not just preparing to host the 2018 fifa world cup, but they are also capable of winning in Europe ahead of their hosting the world in 2018.
England’s hope of going far in this tournament will be determined by the result of their match against Russia, as they will face a tough Wales who is capable of causing an upset in this tournament. Hence a win is crucial for England.
The array of stars that will be paraded by England, will to a large extent show the wealth of experience which they have acquired in the premier league.