Except for Oleksandr Usyk, just about everyone seems to be anticipating England to get the higher of Ukraine tonight.
The Three Lions are heavy favourites to win the Euro 2020 quarter-final tie in Rome, LIVE on talkSPORT.
talkSPORT’s Ally McCoist reckons an England defeat could be extra of a humiliation than their shock exit by the hands of Iceland at Euro 2016.
“If England don’t beat Ukraine, will probably be their worst lead to 35 or 40 years,” he declared.
Though Scotland legend McCoist could also be attempting to place a little bit of strain on the Three Lions, it’s laborious to disagree that will probably be a catastrophe if England don’t win by means of to the semi-finals.
If you happen to have a look at the squads on paper, there needs to be no comparability.
Transfermarkt has the whole worth of England’s squad at £1.14billion, in comparison with Ukraine’s £177,440,000.
Actually, the respective values of Harry Kane, who has been closely linked with a transfer away from Tottenham and new Manchester United signing Jadon Sancho mixed are value £198m.
That’s virtually £30m greater than all the Ukraine group.
England squad worth
Harry Kane – Tottenham – £108m
Jadon Sancho – Borussia Dortmund – £90m
Raheem Sterling – Manchester City – £81m
Marcus Rashford – Manchester United – £76.5m
Phil Foden – Manchester City – £72m
Mason Mount – Chelsea – £67.5m
Jack Grealish – Aston Villa – £58.5m
Declan Rice – West Ham – £58.5m
Bukayo Saka – Arsenal – £58.5m
Jude Bellingham – Borussia Dortmund £49.5m
Harry Maguire – Manchester United – £40.5m
Dominic Calvert-Lewin – Everton – £40.5m
Ben Chilwell – Chelsea – £40.5m
Reece James – Chelsea – £36m
Luke Shaw – Manchester United – £31.5m
John Stones – Manchester City – £27m
Tyrone Mings – Aston Villa – £27m
Kalvin Phillips – Leeds United – £27m
Kyle Walker – Manchester City – £25.2m
Ben White – Brighton – £25.2m
Conor Coady – Wolves – £22.5m
Jordan Pickford – Everton – £19.8m
Jordan Henderson – Liverpool – £18m
Kieran Trippier – Atletico Madrid – £18m
Aaron Ramsdale – Sheffield United – £10.8m
Sam Johnstone – West Brom – £7.2m
While you actually put it down, England’s depth actually is great.
The Three Lions’ least precious star is Johnstone, a goalkeeper who, regardless of getting relegated from the Premier League last-term, was one of the crucial spectacular shot-stoppers within the division.
Whereas the least precious outfielder is Trippier who gained LaLiga final season with Atletico Madrid – hardly missing pedigree.
Ukraine squad worth
Ruslan Malinovskyi – Atalanta – £27m
Oleksandr Zinchenko – Manchester City – £22.5m
Viktor Tsygankov – Dynamo Kiev – £22.5m
Vitaliy Mykolenko – Dynamo Kiev – £15.3m
Roman Yaremchuk – Gent – £13.5m
Mykola Matvienko – Shakhtar Donetsk – £9.9m
Mykola Shaparenko – Dynamo Kiev – £7.2m
Anatoliy Trubin – Shakhtar Donetsk – £7.2m
Taras Stepanenko – Shakhtar Donetsk – £6.75m
Ilya Zabarnyi – Dynamo Kiev – £5.4m
Oleksandr Karavaev – Dynamo Kiev – £4.5m
Marlos – Shakhtar Donetsk – £4.5m
Georgiy Bushchan – Dynamo Kiev – £4.5m
Andriy Yarmolenko – West Ham – £3.6m
Sergiy Kryvtsov – Shakhtar Donetsk – £3.6m
Sergiy Sydorchuk – Dynamo Kiev – £3.6m
Denys Popov – Dynamo Kiev – £3.15m
Eduard Sobol – Membership Brugge – £2.7m
Roman Bezus – Gent – £1.8m
Oleksandr Zubkov – Ferencvárosi – £1.8m
Artem Besedin – Dynamo Kiev – £1.8m
Yevgen Makarenko – Anderlecht – £1.08m
Oleksandr Tymchyk – Dynamo Kiev – £1.08m
Andriy Pyatov – Shakhtar Donetsk – £900,000
Artem Dovbyk – Dnipro – £900,000
Georgiy Sudakov – Shakhtar Donetsk – £720,000
Ukraine’s most costly star is Malinovskyi, who’s at present impressing each at Euro 2020 and in Serie A with Atalanta, however he’s solely value greater than EIGHT England aces.
These he’s extra precious than are the elder statesmen of the squad, like Henderson, Walker, Trippier, and Coady, plus backup shot-stoppers Ramsdale and Johnstone.
Most Premier League followers will in fact learn about Yarmolenko and Zinchenko, however even they’re solely value £3.6m and £22.5m, respectively.
It actually does lay naked the distinction between the 2 squads who will conflict on Saturday evening.
A few of this may be put right down to the actual fact many Ukrainians are nonetheless based mostly of their homeland however, even so, they’re nonetheless means off England.
However, on the subject of the crunch, it doesn’t matter how a lot you’re value it issues what you do on the pitch in 90 or 120 minutes.
Dovbyk, the scorer of their extra-time winner towards Sweden, is valued below £1m and if Southgate’s males get complacent he might knock out a squad value greater than a billion.
Take heed to full commentary of Ukraine vs England LIVE on talkSPORT, kick-off 8pm