The English soccer team hasn't won an international tournament in 50 years. But hopes are high, as manager Roy Hodgson has put together the youngest English team since 1958. A lot is riding on getting a strong start against Russia in Marseille.
Joachim Löw said he is eager to experiment with his Germany team in its final two friendlies in 2017. The Germany head coach admitted he has some idea of what his squad will look like but expects some tough choices.
Leroy Sane carried his club form onto the international stage, while Marcel Halstenberg made a strong first impression on his international debut. Timo Werner and Julian Draxler disappointed up front.
After Raheem Sterling, Fabian Delph and Jordan Henderson joined Harry Kane in withdrawing from the squad on Tuesday, England manager Gareth Southgate's options look thin.
In a dress rehearsal for the European Championship, Germany's women came away with a confidence-boosting victory over Brazil. The only negative for Germany was a was a lapse in concentration from the goalkeeper.
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