Euro 2016: Wayne Rooney, Harry Kane out of starting line-up for England vs Slovakia

first_imgEngland captain Wayne Rooney is one of six players dropped to the bench for the team’s Group B match against Slovakia.England coach Roy Hodgson is rotating his squad for a third game in 10 days at the European Championship.Other players who come out of the starting lineup for the match in Saint-Etienne are full backs Kyle Walker and Danny Rose, attacking midfielders Dele Alli and Raheem Sterling, and striker Harry Kane.Earning first starts of the tournament are Nathanial Clyne, Ryan Bertrand, Jack Wilshere, Jordan Henderson, Daniel Sturridge and Jamie Vardy.It’s a gamble by Hodgson, with England starting the game on top of the group but not yet assured of a spot in the last 16.Slovakia is unchanged from its win over Russia.Playing XI: Slovakia: Matus Kozacik, Peter Pekarik, Martin Skrtel, Jan Durica, Vladimir Weiss, Ondrej Duda, Tomas Hubocan, Marek Hamsik, Juraj Kucka, Robert Mak, Viktor Pecovsky.England: Joe Hart, Nathaniel Clyne, Ryan Bertrand, Gary Cahill, Chris Smalling, Eric Dier, Jack Wilshere, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Daniel Sturridge, Jamie Vardy.last_img

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