July 3, 2018 / 4:51 PM / a year ago

Soccer-Soccer-Alli back for England as big guns return

MOSCOW, July 3 (Reuters) - England manager Gareth Southgate recalled fit-again attacking midfielder Dele Alli, who missed the last two games of the group stage due to a thigh injury, as he made nine changes for Tuesday’s World Cup second-round clash with Colombia.

Ruben Loftus Cheek stands down as England revert to the lineup that began their World Cup campaign in the 2-1 victory over Tunisia after fielding a second-string side in the defeat by Belgium in their final group game.

Colombia have yet to name their team. (Reporting by Simon Evans/Mitch Phillips; Editing by Ken Ferris)

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