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World Cup 98 Live

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Colombia v England
Live coverage from the Stade Felix-Bollaert in Lens of England's final first round
Group G game (kickoff8pm). Even if England have already secured qualification through their previous two games, they will still be keen to win tonight to finish top of theirgroup and therefore avoid the likelywinner of Group H.Argentina, in the second round. As ever, England will look to their experienced players to lead by example and will expect skipper Alan Shearer to cause the Colombian defence a few problems, whether partnered by Teddy Sheringham oryoung star Michael Owen.
Under coach
Hernan Gomez Colombia have adopted a more pragmatic approach than the free-flowing style which marked their last two appearances in the finals, andtniscould make their defence a tough nut to crack. The linchpin of the Colombian side should still be
36-year-old Carlos Valderrama , while Newcastle's David Batty will, if he is inthe England side, know all about the potential danger of his former clubmate Faustino Asprilla.
Meanwhile, events at the Stade de France in St Denis, where Romania play Tunisia, may have bearing on England's fortunes. The programme also includes brief highlights of the Group H games, Argentina v Croatia and Jamaica v Japan.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam , with Alan Hansen , David Ginola and Jimmy Hill. Commentary by John Motson and Trevor
Brooking. Subtitled ...........

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Unknown: Stade Felix-Bollaert
Unknown: Alan Shearer
Unknown: Teddy Sheringham
Unknown: Michael Owen.
Unknown: Hernan Gomez Colombia
Unknown: Carlos Valderrama
Unknown: David Batty
Unknown: Faustino Asprilla.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: David Ginola
Unknown: Jimmy Hill.
Commentary By: John Motson

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