Em 2016 Slowakei England

England manager Roy Hodgson's gamble des making wholesale changes backfired badly together they stumbled zu a goalless draw against Slovakia in Saint-Etienne.

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Hodgson made six changes, consisting of resting captain Wayne Rooney, from die win against wales - yet a limp performance way Chris Coleman's side finish top of gruppe B und England's life ist now more daunting if they go deeper into euro 2016.

England had die better chances, with Slovakia goalkeeper Matus Kozacik conserving well when jamie Vardy damaged clear in the first half, as well as blocking crucially indigenous Nathaniel Clyne after die break.

Rooney came on zum the struggling Jack Wilshere after 55 minutes, but die pattern was set and Slovakia safeguarded manfully weil das what must prove to be a precious point.

Dele Alli had so a shooting kicked off the line von Martin Skrtel nur seconds after coming on together a substitute on ns hour.

England jetzt travel zu Nice whereby they face the mannschaft that finishes second in Group f - either Hungary, Portugal, Iceland or Austria - next Monday.

Hodgson kills england momentum

It was a major surprise the Hodgson chose to make together mass alterations to in England team that had ultimately picked up some momentum v Thursday's last-gasp success over Wales. The win placed them in position to top die group von beating Slovakia.

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Instead, through nothing decided und with the group still open, Hodgson chose to leave out Rooney, Kyle Walker, Danny Rose, Dele Alli, Raheem Sterling und Harry Kane.

Hodgson presented Vardy und Daniel Sturridge, who both scored versus Wales, and also Clyne, Ryan Bertrand, Wilshere and Jordan Henderson. That gave england a disjointed look and they ran out von steam und threat lang before die end.

Time will tell if this was the selection that showed decisive an England's euro 2016 campaign - but ns bottom line zu sein when freundin make a controversial selection such as that, freundin need to win und Hodgson's next failed.

Eric Dier (right) had an ext shots (five), an ext passes (102) and more touches (115) than any other player

'I'm notfall frightened of anybody'

England direktor Roy Hodgson: "If we had won ns game people would say us didn't fehlschlagen them und when we don't they to speak the mannschaft selection is wrong, I am used zu that one.

"Finishing second is a disappointment however we are still an the tonnage 16 and who zu sein to speak the mannschaft we will play wollen be that viel stronger?

"You nur don't know, the way we are playing I am not frightened des anybody."

We can not schutz done much more - Hodgson

Slovakia coach jan Kozak: "Our players worn down as ns game went on und England proved their quality und strength, but when you see an opportunity freundin give everything freundin can.

"Perhaps ich didn't expect to be pressed dafür deeply however we made part substitutions to neutralise the impact von their attack."

The stats sie need kommen sie know

England had actually 29 shots (including blocked) - their most in a european Championship finals game because 1980.It was England's first 0-0 attract for 15 games, their last coming against die Republic des Ireland in June 2015.This was Slovakia's zuerst clean sheet an seven games at major tournaments.England schutz reached ns knockout stages von a european Championship for the fourth time - die previous three zeit were 1996, 2004 and 2012.Nathaniel Clyne produced seven chances zum England, equalling your record zum a single major tournament match since 1980.

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What next?

England play your last-16 tie on Monday, 27 June weist 20:00 BST, if Slovakia will schutz to wait kommen sie find the end if they complete as one of the four finest third-placed sides that progress.