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ENGLAND are facing an early exit from the Under-21 Euro Championship.
Aidy Boothroyd’s side have lost both of their matches so far at the tournament. The Three Lions must now beat Croatia and hope Portugal defeat Switzerland to have any chance of progressing from Group D to the knockout rounds – which take place this summer.
Aidy Boothroyd’s England are hanging on in the Euros
When is England U21 vs Croatia U21?
- England U21 vs Croatia U2 takes place on Wednesday, March 31.
- The match kicks off at 5pm UK time.
- The Bonifika Stadium in Slovenia plays host.
What live stream and TV channel is England vs Croatia on?
What is the team news?
England U21 squad for the Euro Championship group stage:
Goalkeepers: Josef Bursik (Stoke City), Josh Griffiths (Cheltenham Town, loan from West Bromwich Albion), Aaron Ramsdale (Sheffield United)
Defenders: Max Aarons (Norwich City), Ben Godfrey (Everton), Marc Guehi (Swansea City, loan from Chelsea), Lloyd Kelly (AFC Bournemouth), Ryan Sessegnon (Hoffenheim, loan from Tottenham Hotspur), Steven Sessegnon (Bristol City, loan from Fulham), Japhet Tanganga (Tottenham Hotspur), Ben Wilmot (Watford)
Midfielders: Tom Davies (Everton), Ebere Eze (Crystal Palace), Conor Gallagher (West Bromwich Albion, loan from Chelsea), Curtis Jones (Liverpool), Dwight McNeil (Burnley), Oliver Skipp (Norwich City, loan from Tottenham Hotspur)
Attackers: Rhian Brewster (Sheffield United), Mason Greenwood (Manchester United), Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea), Noni Madueke (PSV Eindhoven), Eddie Nketiah (Arsenal), Emile Smith Rowe (Arsenal)
What have they said?
Aidy Boothroyd, England U21 manager: “It is still mathematically possible and we’ll fight to the end.
“We’ve come here to play three games and we intend to. We wanted to go into the final game with it still in our hands and it’s not.”