Date: July 8, 2021
Time: 12:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Wembley Stadium, London
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It is time for the highly-anticipated semi-final clash between England and Denmark set to be played at Wembley Stadium. Both the sides come into this contest on the back of sensational wins in knockout stages and will be fairly confident to reach the grand finale. While Harry Kane's side will aim to reach their first-ever finale in the history of the competition, Simon Kjaer's team will look to repeat the heroics of 1992. With two high-quality sides going up against each other, the fans can expect a thrilling game of football.
Gareth Southgate has been rotating his players throughout the tournament and it will be interesting to see who gets the nod in the all-important clash. England are expected to continue with a four-men defence with Kyle Walker and Luke Shaw as the full-backs. Bukayo Saka is notably fit for the encounter and could start ahead of Jadon Sancho down the right flank.
Kasper Hjulmand will have a few key decisions to make with Yussuf Poulsen and Daniel Wass fully fit for this encounter. However, Kasper Dolberg and Jens Stryger Larsen have impressed in the absence of the experienced duo and could be preferred to get the nod over Pulsen and Wass considering their recent form.
Among the goalkeepers, Jordan Pickford should be the ideal choice considering he has not conceded a single goal in this tournament. Luke Shaw and Joakin Maehle have been two of the most impressive full-backs and could be great picks for captain/vice-captain as well. Apart from them, Harry Maguire and Simon Kjaer can be the centre-backs in your side.
Mikkel Damsgaard and Mason Mount could prove to be the game changers in midfield with their ability to produce assists/goals in crunch situations. Talking about the strikers, Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling, Kasper Dolberg and Martin Brathwaite should be a part of your fantasy side as it is a knockout game and could produce a few goals.
People's Pick for Fantasy:
Probable Starting XI
Jordan Pickford (GK); Kyle Walker, John Stones, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw; Kalvin Phillips, Declan Rice; Bukayo Saka, Mason Mount, Raheem Sterling; Harry Kane (C)
Kasper Schmeichel (GK); Andreas Christensen, Simon Kjaer (C), Jannik Vestergaard; Jens Stryger Larsen, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Thomas Delaney, Joakim Maehle; Martin Braithwaite, Kasper Dolberg, Mikkel Damsgaard
Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford, Kasper Schmiechel
Defenders: Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Simon Kjaer, Joakin Maehle
Midfielders: Mikkel Damsgaard, Mason Mount, Thomas Delaney, Kalvin Phillips
Forwards: Martin Braithwaite, Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling, Kasper Dolberg
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