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REVEALED: Man City winger Sterling, Liverpool ace Lallana to start alongside Rooney

The Daily Mirror has revealed England's starting line-up for their opening Euro2016 match against Russia on Saturday.

Mirror journalist Dave Kidd has managed to get hold of Roy Hodgson's starting XI for the Group B opener in Marseille, and it features a few changes from the side that beat Portugal 1-0 at Wembley last Thursday.

Hodgson will switch to a 4-3-3 formation which will see Manchester City's Raheem Sterling and Liverpool's Adam Lallana playing on the left and right wings respectively, with Tottenham star Harry Kane up front as a striker.

Captain Wayne Rooney will sit in an advanced midfield role next to Spurs young gun Dele Alli while Eric Dier will take up the holding midfield position.

Joe Hart will take the gloves and will be shielded by a back four of Kyle Walker, Chris Smalling, Gary Cahill and Danny Rose.

That means Leicester City's Jamie Vardy and Reds midfielder James Milner will move to the bench after starting against the Portuguese, with Sterling and Lallana their replacements.

Andrew Slevison
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