England vs Ukraine starting lineups: Confirmed team news, squads, injury updates, suspensions for Euros fixture today

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Gareth Southgate tonight reverts to a back four against Ukraine as Jadon Sancho gets a chance to shine.

Bukayo Saka doesn’t make the squad after suffering a "slight knock" in training. Mason Mount is recalled after returning from isolation.

There are also increased calls for Jack Grealish to start tonight’s Euro 2020 quarter-final in Rome after his game-changing introduction against Germany at Wembley, but he is on the bench.

Southgate had decisions to make about four players walking a tightrope on yellow cards - Harry Maguire, Declan Rice, Kalvin Phillips and Phil Foden. The first three all start.

Those bookings would expire after this round, but those players risk missing the semi-final if they pick up another yellow at the Stadio Olimpico.

Ukraine are without striker Artem Besedin, who suffered a serious knee injury during a wild challenge from Sweden defender Marcus Danielson that earned the latter a red card in extra time at Hampden Park on Tuesday.

Here is how the two sides shape up...

England vs Ukraine starting lineups

Ukraine (3-5-2): Bushchan; Karavaev, Zabarnyi, Kryvtsov, Matviyenko, Mykolenko; Sydorchuk, Zinchenko, Shaparenko; Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk

England (4-2-3-1): Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Phillips, Rice, Mount; Sancho, Kane, Sterling



Goalkeepers: Sam Johnstone, Jordan Pickford, Aaron Ramsdale*

Defenders:, Ben Chilwell, Conor Coady, Reece James, Harry Maguire, Tyrone Mings, Luke Shaw, John Stones, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker, Ben White

Midfielders: Jude Bellingham, Jordan Henderson, Mason Mount, Kalvin Phillips, Declan Rice

Forwards: Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka, Jadon Sancho, Raheem Sterling

* Replaces Dean Henderson, who withdrew due to injury


Goalkeepers: Georgiy Bushchan, Andriy Pyatov, Anatolii Trubin

Defenders: Eduard Sobol, Illia Zabarnyi, Serhiy Kryvtsov, Denys Popov, Oleksandr Tymchyk, Vitaliy Mykolenko, Oleksandr Karavaev, Mykola Matviyenko

Midfielders: Serhiy Sydorchuk, Ruslan Malinovskyi, Mykola Shaparenko, Marlos, Yevhen Makarenko, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Viktor Tsygankov, Taras Stepanenko, Andriy Yarmolenko, Oleksandr Zubkov, Heorhii Sudakov, Roman Bezus

Forwards: Roman Yaremchuk, Artem Dovbyk


Maguire, Foden, Rice and Phillips will be suspended for England if they pick up another yellow card in Rome, while Ukraine quartet Sergiy Sydorchuk, Mykola Shaparenko, Andriy Yarmolenko and Artem Dovbyk run the same risk.

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