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England vs Ecuador, World Cup Warmup Match: Open Thread

 England vs Ecuador, World Cup Warmup Match: Open Thread

England plays Ecuador in a friendly at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium today, in a vital warm-up match for The Three Lions. Wayne Rooney starts, while Luke Shaw and James Milner will play as full backs.

World Soccer Talk are at the stadium and will be bringing you a match report and analysis later, as well as this open thread.

Here is today’s TV/Internet schedule for matches being shown in the US (including commentators):

Ecuador vs England, 3pm, beIN SPORTS and DishWorld

Starting line-ups:

England: Ben Foster, Luke Shaw, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, James Milner, Wayne Rooney, Jack Wilshere, Frank Lampard, Ross Barkley, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Rickie Lambert

Subs: Forster, Henderson, Sterling, Welbeck, Lallana, Flanagan, Stones

Ecuador: Banguera, Guagua, Erazo, Paredes, Noboa, Montero, Ayovi, Caicedo, Valencia E, Valencia A, Gruezo

Subs: Ibarra, Mendez, Rojas, Bone, Castillo, Arroyo, Ayovi, Bagui, Saritama, Martinez, Achilier, Domiguez

Before, during or after today’s match, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow soccer fans from around the world.


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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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