[Teams] Oxlade-Chamberlain & Vermaelen Start At Wembley

By on June 2, 2012

England play Belgium at Wembley tonight and Roy Hodgson has given youngster Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain the chance to impress.

The Arsenal youngster was a surprise choice in Hodgson’s Euro 2012 squad and the 18-year-old has done enough in training to earn his first start for England. The Oxe is expected to start on the left side of midfield and will face-off against Arsenal team mate Thomas Vermaelen, who starts for Belgium alongside several other players who ply their trade in the Premier League.

Here are the confirmed teams:

England team

Hart, Johnson, Cahill, Terry, Cole; Parker, Milner, Gerrard, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Young; Welbeck.

SUBS: Jones, Green, Baines, Lescott, Jagielka, Henderson, Downing, Defoe, Rooney, Carroll, Walcott, Butland

Belgium team

Mignolet; Gillet, Kompany, Vertonghen, Vermaelen; Fellaini, Witsel; Mertens, Dembele, Hazard; Mirallas

SUBS:

Can’t wait to see the Oxe in action for England. Congratulations Alex!

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