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The World Cup knockout bracket has already begun to take shape, and it's clear that one side of the bracket is a much more challenging path to the final.

"We have no idea who, when or where we will play", he said.

"We have not won a knockout game at a World Cup since 2006, why we would want to plan which would be a better venue for our semi-final is beyond me", Southgate told reporters. In the case of teams finishing level on points, Federation Internationale de Football Association has put in place seven tie-breakers starting with goal difference and then the number of goals scored in all group matches. Fans across the country (centre, top right and left) - and a few WAGS (left), including Rebecca Vardy (left) have been getting the beers in as World Cup fever grows following the 6-1 rout of Panama last week.

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, whose capital hosts the European Union and who is a sharp critic of Britain's decision to leave it, made sure EU leaders were equipped with Belgian supporter scarves as they arrived in Brussels for a summit several hours before the game in Kaliningrad, Russia.

Japan and Senegal will advance with draws against Poland and Colombia respectively.

"On the pitch, we were just thinking of having fun", said 21-year-old attacking midfielder Youri Tielemans, who forced England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford into an excellent save with a long-range effort in the first half.

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I'm fascinated by this matchup.

"Now a different kind of match is heading our way, these will be completely full-on, to the death matches, win or you are out".

"But when it comes to cards I guess players will have to start thinking about how important a card can be and as a coach we should also start thinking about this".

What other match could it be?

Both Belgium and England have already qualified for the last 16. Then there's Luis Suarez leading an Uruguay team that remembers its fourth-place finish in 2010 and would like another crack at its first World Cup title since 1950.

One side of the bracket appears to be stacked, featuring four of the top five teams in the world.

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