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FIFA WC 2018: Third Placed Team to Be Decided Today

Moscow (July 14, 2018): Belgium will play against England in the World Cup third-place playoff today. Match will be played at Saint Petersburg Stadium and is scheduled to start at 07:00 pm PST.Previously, Belgium were beaten by France in their semi-final on Tuesday. It was the only game in which they failed to score in Russia, and where their 14 goals still make them the top-scoring side.

England striker Harry Kane is the leader in the race for the ‘Golden Boot’ award. It will be awarded to the tournament’s top scorer with six goals. Belgium won their first five matches in Russia to set a new Belgian record for consecutive victories at the World Cup. It included beating England in Kaliningrad in the group phase.

Belgium and England have played each other 22 times. Their first clash was 97 years ago in Brussels, which England won 2-0.

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