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Opinion: Three Key Talking Points Ahead Of England's Clash With Ukraine

England and Ukraine will do battle for a place in the semifinals of the 2020 European Championship. The match will be played on Saturday.

In this article, we will look at the major talking points ahead of Saturday night's Showdown

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England Defense Can Continue Their 100 percent record

England is the only team in the tournament that has yet to concede a goal.Gareth Southgate's men have scored 4 goals so far in the competition and have kept four clean sheets.

Going into Saturday's game, England will be full of confidence and know they have the ability to put an end to Ukraine's attack.

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Ukraine Will be High In Confidence

Ukraine's only quarter-final appearance was in 2006, when they were defeated by Italy.They have never reached the semi finals of the European Championship in their history and with their 15-year wait for another last-eight appearance finally over, Shevchenko men will be high in confidence going into the game.

3. Jack Grealish Could Be England Lucky charm

Jack Grealish provided an assist in England's win against Germany and it would be a surprise if he were left out of the lineup.

Grealish has provided 2 assists in just 114 minutes of play in the tournament and he could be the difference for England on Saturday night. Grealish will most likely start on the left wing, and Ukraine must neutralize his threat.

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