First in their group, the English will play at home in eighth place.
In the next round, the Three Lions will face either F, France, Germany or Portugal in a week, while the Czechs, third behind Croatia, won in Scotland (3-1) to find out their opponent who will have to wait a little longer.
In addition to the home benefit, Covid was placed in solitary confinement after being identified as Scotland’s Billy Gilmore’s eighth-place finisher for England’s Mason Mount and Ben Sylvel, and tested positive on Monday.
The three players and the comrades at Chelsea spoke at length after the draw between their two teams on Friday (0-0).
Otherwise, despite some improvement in the first half, the true potential of this English team and its chances of going a long way remain a mystery.
For Bill Foden, who took the yellow card against Croatia – various defects, injury injuries and managing risk of suspension led Gareth Southgate to bring in some fresh blood.
Thus he was finally able to establish Harry Maguire on the central axis along with John Stones.
The Red Devils have yet to pick a match due to an ankle injury with Manchester United at the end of the Premier League season.