Frank Lampard 5/1 shot to line up against Italy in Manaus
ENGLAND boss Roy Hodgson dished out the shirt number to his World Cup 2014 squad this week, throwing fuel on the fire of who will be in the starting eleven for face Italy in Manaus on June 14th. That is England’s opening game of Brazil 2014, and the Three Lions go on to face Uruguay and then Costa Rica in Group D.
Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, has been given number eight, and is 5-1 to start against the Azzurri, while Jack Wilshere (seven) and Danny Welbeck (11) are 6-4 and 13.8 respectively.
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson has been given the 14 shirt, but he is 5-6 with Betfred and Ladbrokes to be in the first line-up.
England are 21-10 to get their campaign off to a winning start against the Italians. England have failed to score in their last three competitive meetings against them though, while the losing Euro 2012 finals Italy are 6-4 to claim three points.