Arsenal star makes first England start, as Chelsea & Spurs target named for Belgium

16:15 02 June 2012

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arsenal

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arsenal

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Line-ups: England v Belgium

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will make his first start for England in this afternoons match with Belgium at Wembley.

The teenager was brought on as a second half substirute in last weeks win over Norway and has impressed coach Roy Hodgson enough to be handed a start this afternoon.

Tottenham midfielder Scott parker has also been named in the starting XI while Chelsea trio Ashley Cole, John Terry and Gary Cahill make up three of the back four.

Blues target Eden Hazard starts, as does Spurs target Jan Vertonghen.

England: Hart, Johnson, Cahill, Terry, Cole; Parker, Milner, Gerrard, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Young; Welbeck

Belgium: Mignolet, G Gillet, Vertonghen, Kompany (c), Vermaelen, Mertens, Witsel, Mirallas, Hazard, Fellaini, Dembele


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