World Cup: Haven't we met before? Previous meetings between England and Belgium

After thrashing Panama 6-1 thrashing on Sunday, England take on Belgium in Ekaterinburg on Thursday to decide the winner of Group G and who will have - in theory - the better draw in the knockout stages.

England celebrate David Platt's goal near the end of extra time against Belgium at Italia 90 (Gary Lineker is facing the camera). Picture: Ross Kinnaird/EMPICS Sport
England celebrate David Platt's goal near the end of extra time against Belgium at Italia 90 (Gary Lineker is facing the camera). Picture: Ross Kinnaird/EMPICS Sport

England currently top the group on fair play, due to having the same goal difference, goal for, and goals against as belgium, but have less one booking, which could prove pivotal if the showdown with the Red Devils ends in a draw. In their previous five meetings with Belgium, the Three lions have won three, lost one (on penalties) and drawn one.

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