MX23RW : Friday, December 14 03:59:32
Jul 14, 2018 at 3pm UK at ​Krestovsky Stadium
Attendance: 64,406

2-0

Meunier (4'), Hazard (82')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Timeline
4'     T. Meunier (N. Chadli)
39'     T. Vermaelen (N. Chadli)
(R. Sterling) M. Rashford        46'
(D. Rose) J. Lingard        46'
(Holding) J. Stones        52'
60'     D. Mertens (R. Lukaku)
(Unsportsmanlike cond) H. Maguire        77'
82'     E. Hazard (K. De Bruyne)
(R. Loftus-Cheek) D. Alli        84'
90+4'     A. Witsel
Reaction
Tottenham Hotspur's Toby Alderweireld in action against Brighton & Hove Albion on April 17, 2018
Toby Alderweireld hails Tottenham Hotspur teammate Harry Kane
Toby Alderweireld brands Tottenham Hotspur teammate Harry Kane "one of the best strikers in the world" following their clash in the third-place playoff at the World Cup.
Jul 15, 15:45
Thomas Meunier scores the opener during the World Cup third-place playoff between Belgium and England on July 14, 2018
Roy Keane: 'Danny Rose, Phil Jones are not good defenders'
Former Manchester United ace Roy Keane hits out at the defending from Danny Rose and Phil Jones, claiming that neither player will ever learn how to properly defend.
Jul 14, 19:48
Harry Kane reacts to a missed chance during the World Cup third-place playoff between Belgium and England on July 14, 2018
Gary Neville: 'Harry Kane has not been himself'
Gary Neville suggests that Harry Kane has been carrying an injury after failing to register a shot on target in England's last three matches.
Jul 14, 19:21
England's starting XI line up prior to the World Cup third-place playoff between Belgium and England on July 14, 2018
Jose Mourinho: 'Future looks bright for England'
Jose Mourinho believes that England "have a good base for continuity" following their fourth-place finish at the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 14, 19:08
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez on October 10, 2017
Roberto Martinez: 'Belgium players wanted to make country proud at World Cup'
Roberto Martinez is pleased with his Belgium charges for sealing the national team's best ever World Cup finish in their third-place playoff triumph over England.
Jul 14, 18:42
England striker Harry Kane in action during his side's international friendly with Nigeria at Wembley on June 2, 2018
Harry Kane: 'England could not have given any more against Belgium'
Harry Kane insists that he and his England teammates "couldn't have given any more" in their World Cup third-place playoff loss to Belgium.
Jul 14, 18:16
England manager Gareth Southgate on June 2, 2018
Gareth Southgate: 'I could have not have asked for more from England at World Cup'
Gareth Southgate praises his England players for their conduct at the 2018 World Cup and stresses that they "deserve every bit of praise" for their fourth-place finish.
Jul 14, 18:04
Gareth Southgate during an England training session on May 28, 2018
Gareth Southgate: 'England World Cup loss to Belgium a game too far'
Gareth Southgate concedes that Belgium are "a better side" than England and believes that the World Cup third-place playoff loss was "a game too far" for the Three Lions.
Jul 14, 17:53
Harry Kane reacts to a missed chance during the World Cup third-place playoff between Belgium and England on July 14, 2018
Harry Kane: 'England loss to Belgium at World Cup highlights room for improvement'
Harry Kane concedes that England are "not the finished article" following their 2-0 loss to Belgium in their World Cup third-place playoff encounter.
Jul 14, 17:22
The Match
Match Report
Belgium record their best-ever finish at a World Cup courtesy of a 2-0 win over England in their third-place playoff match in St Petersburg.
Live Commentary
Relive Belgium's 2-0 win over England in the third-place playoff at the 2018 World Cup as England are condemned to fourth and Belgium record their best-ever tournament.
Team News
England boss Gareth Southgate makes five changes to his XI for Saturday's 2018 World Cup third-place playoff with Belgium.
Preview
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview of England's third-place playoff with Belgium in St Petersburg.
Head to Head
Jun 28, 2018 7pm
Build-up
Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku in action for his side during the last 16 match against Japan at the 2018 World Cup
Roberto Martinez: 'Romelu Lukaku is best striker in world football'
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez claims that Romelu Lukaku is the best striker in world football ahead of his side's third-place playoff with England.
Jul 13, 20:55
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku scores their second goal in the match against Panama on June 18, 2018
Roberto Martinez: 'Romelu Lukaku not chasing individual awards'
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez insists that Romelu Lukaku is more interested in helping his side claim third place at the World Cup than winning the Golden Boot.
Jul 13, 20:31
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez and assistant Thierry Henry during the friendly against Costa Rica on June 11, 2018
Roberto Martinez: 'No secrets between Belgium, England'
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez insists that there are "no secrets" between his side and England ahead of their World Cup third-place playoff on Saturday.
Jul 13, 19:06
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during training ahead of the 2018 World Cup
Gareth Southgate: 'England can meet increased expectations'
Boss Gareth Southgate says that his players will not be overawed by the increased expectations which will now come with representing England.
Jul 13, 16:28
Gareth Southgate during an England training session on May 28, 2018
England boss Gareth Southgate: 'I don't want to make major changes for Belgium'
England boss Gareth Southgate suggests that he does not intend on making wholesale changes for the World Cup third-place playoff with Belgium.
Jul 13, 16:15
England full-back Kieran Trippier celebrates bringing football one step closer to home with the opening goal in the World Cup semi-final against Croatia on June 11, 2018
Kieran Trippier 'fit for Belgium match'
Kieran Trippier reportedly returns to England training ahead of Saturday's third-place playoff against Belgium at the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 13, 10:12
England defender John Stones sees his header cleared off the line in the World Cup semi-final with Croatia on July 11, 2018
Alan Shearer: 'Third-place playoff match is pointless'
Former England forward Alan Shearer brands the third-place playoff match at the World Cup "utter stupidity".
Jul 12, 14:15
England manager Gareth Southgate on June 2, 2018
Gareth Southgate: 'England must play with pride in third-place playoff'
England manager Gareth Southgate urges his side to pick themselves up and "play with pride" in their third-place playoff against Belgium following their semi-final loss.
Jul 12, 11:22

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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