Fans react to Sterling starting ahead of Rashford against Panama

Despite a week of leaks in the press about England team selections, Marcus Rashford does not start for England against Panama.

The Manchester United forward was supposed to start ahead of Raheem Sterling, who put in a desperate performance against Tunisia in England’s opening game at the World Cup.

Sterling has had to put up with a lot of crap from the media of late and there is no sign of that stopping anytime soon. 

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A misplaced pass or scuffed shot today would send the anti-Sterling brigade into overdrive, but we’re not here to offer sympathy. I was actually looking forward to seeing Rashford in action today.

Hopefully, he gets a run as a substitute. Here’s how fans reacted on Twitter: 

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