EURO 2016: Group B up for grabs as all four teams still alive

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The battle to advance is wide open as England, Wales, Slovakia, and Russia prepare for the final matchday of Group B play at EURO 2016.

England currently lead the group with four points, but they have not secured a spot in the knockout rounds as all four teams are still alive with one match to play.

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The winner of this group will face a third-place side in the next round, making the final match that much more important.

While England have assured themselves of at least a top-three finish, the other teams are all battling for positioning as the remaining three spots are yet to be claimed. Below is an outline of possible scenarios.


England (4 points): Assured of top-three finish; will win Group B with victory over Slovakia, or draw vs. Slovakia and Wales draw/loss vs. Russia

Wales (3 points): Can finish first, second, third or fourth; will win Group B with victory over Russia and England draw vs. Slovakia

Slovakia (3 points): Can finish first, second, third or fourth; will win Group B with victory over England and Wales draw/loss vs. Russia

Russia (1 point): Can still advance as second or third-place team with victory over Wales

Should Wales and Slovakia both win, first and second place would be decided by goal differential, with England finishing third.