Belgium coach Roberto Martinez will field the
same starting XI which beat Panama 3-0 on Monday, hoping for
three points that would all but qualify his side for the next
round before they face England on Thursday.
In bringing in Khaoui, who plays in France for Troyes, Maaloul
is going for a right-sided attacking midfielder in his 4-3-3
formation, pushing Anice Badri further forward in place of Sliti
on the left. Sliti starts on the bench after Tunisia's 2-1
defeat by England, while Farouk Ben Mustapha stays in goal after
coming on when Mouez Hassen was injured.
Should England beat Panama on Sunday, anything short of a win
will put Tunisia on the ropes. Martinez has kept faith with a
defensive line of three, with Dedryck Boyata in the center
flanked by Tottenham Hotspur pair Toby Alderweireld and Jan
Romelu Lukaku, who scored two against Panama, spearheads the
Belgian attack, supported by Eden Hazard and Dries Mertens.
(Reporting by Alastair Macdonald ; @macdonaldrtr; Editing by
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