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Saka an injury doubt for England's quarter-final against Ukraine

Sat 03 July 2021 | 7:45

The English winger picked up a knock in his side's last training session before the game.

England

will face

Ukraine

in their Euro 2020 quarter-final battle on Saturday. The Three Lions enjoyed having a full squad in their 2-0 win over Germany, but they might have to play without the service of

Bukayo Saka

in their upcoming match against Ukraine.

Saka has started England’s last two games in the tournament. However, the 19-year-old might miss the quarter-finals due to sustaining an injury in the team’s training session before the match.

"We've just got to check on Bukayo, who had a slight knock today,"

said England boss

Gareth Southgate

.

"Other than that everybody is available."

Phil Foden

might be used on the right side of England’s final third against Ukraine. The Manchester City star is yet to start a game alongside

Jack Grealish

in England’s Euro 2020 campaign.

Asked whether he feels the pair can work together on the pitch, Southgate responded:

"Absolutely they can work together,"

he said.

"They've played for us in the past together. We've just got such a strong array of attacking talent.

"I've said all along it's impossible to keep everyone happy, to pick a team everybody will agree with. But we've got to pick the right players for the right moments, to sense what will cause the opposition the most problems, physically where all the players are at, when is the best time for them to have an impact.

"They've all been unbelievably respectful of their team-mates and the fact we have got this strength in depth.

"Raheem [Sterling] has been on fire. His goals have made it more difficult for some others to get in on that left side."


source: SportMob