England manager Gareth Southgate has already started doing his homework on World Cup rivals Panama.
Southgate said following the draw on Dec. 1 that he knew "a lot less about'' Panama and Tunisia compared to his knowledge of group top seeds Belgium, who feature a host of Premier League stars.
And in the week that has passed since England learned their Russia 2018 opponents, he has been checking out footage of the Panama team, who qualified from the CONCACAF region at the expense of sides including...
Roberto Martinez believes there will be "no secrets" when his Belgium side face England at next summer's World Cup and says a gifted generation of players can handle the responsibility of delivering success on the biggest stage.
The two sides will play in Kaliningrad on June 28 in a match that could well decide the winner of a group that also features Tunisia and Panama.
As many as 16 Belgium squad members could come from Premier League clubs and friendships will have to be put aside for one afternoon.
Of the groups with two European sides, this one is only upstaged by Group B with Portugal and Spain.
England know better than to underestimate anyone after the goalless draws with Algeria in 2010 and Costa Rica in 2014.
Tunisia will be hungry upon qualifying for the first time since 2006, while Panama are already national heroes and won't be playing under any pressure.
1. Belgium -- Roberto Martinez the manager was made in England and he will no doubt show the Three Lions great...