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England Stars Dominate Europe's World Cup Qualifiers Team Of The Group Stages

GOALKEEPER

Matvey Safonov (GK) - Russia

Safanov played four of Russia's eight games, conceding only one goal. He put up a man-of-the-match display in the game against Slovakia in October.

DEFENDERS

Ben Chilwell (LB) - England

Chilwell played five of England's ten games in the qualifiers. He scored one goal and assisted another to help the Three Lions qualify directly for the World Cup.

Ben Davies (CB) - Wales

Davies played four games for Wales to help them to second place on the Group E table. He scored a goal in the 5-1 win over Belarus.

Harry Maguire (CB) - England

Maguire scored four goals in six games for the Three Lions. He scored two in recent 5-0 and 10-0 wins over Albania and San Marino.

Joao Cancelo (RB) - Portugal

Manchester City defender Cancelo was excellent for Portugal in the group stage games. The 27-year-old man registered two assists in seven games.

MIDFIELDERS

Mikkel Damsgaard (CM) - Denmark

Damsgaard continues to prove himself undisputable in Denmark's team. The 21-year-old Sampdoria man registered two goals and four assists in six games.

Memphis Depay (LW) - Netherlands

Depay is easily the best player in the group stage round. The Barcelona forward scored 12 goals and provided six assists in 10 games for the Netherlands.

Kevin De Bruyne (AM) - Belgium

De Bruyne registered two goals and two assists in the four games he played for Belgium. The 30-year-old Manchester City attacking midfielder makes the team despite playing only 50% of Belgium's games.

Thomas Muller (RW) - Germany

It is the same for Bayern Munich winger Thomas Muller who recorded three goals and three assists in four Group H games for Germany.

FORWARDS

Harry Kane (FW) - England

Kane scored seven goals in recent games against Albania and San Marino. He scored 12 goals and two goals in 8 games in this round for the Three Lions.

Robert Lewandowwski (FW) - Poland

Poland striker scored eight goals and provided another four in 8 games for Poland. His goal contributions helped his country qualify for the playoffs after finishing second behind England in Group I.

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