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Find out what each nation needs to do to go through to the round of 16 at Euro 2016.
RUSSIA v WALES
Stadium de Toulouse | Toulouse
3:00pm ET | noon PT
TV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes
SLOVAKIA v ENGLAND
Stade Geoffroy Guichard | Saint-Etienne
3:00pm ET | noon PT
TV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes
As always, international broadcast info is available at livesoccer.tv.
Qualification permutations, via the above-linked ESPNFC piece:
England: Are assured of a top-three finish and would secure the top spot with a victory over Slovakia. A point against Slovakia would also seal first position if Wales fail to beat Russia.
Wales: Must beat Russia to be certain of a top-two place. A draw would also seal second place if Slovakia fail to beat England. Wales can top the group only by beating Russia while England fail to beat Slovakia.
If Wales lose to Russia, they can finish no higher than third and would finish bottom if Slovakia claim a point against England. If both Wales and Slovakia lose, then Wales would finish third on head-to-head and would have to hope three points is enough to go through.
Slovakia: Victory over England would secure their passage, and that would be as group winners if Wales do not beat Russia. A draw with England would mean Slovakia can finish no lower than third in the group, and they would finish second if Russia beat Wales (since Slovakia beat Russia in the group meeting).
Russia: Must beat Wales to stand any chance, and would be guaranteed at least third place with that result. The only way they can finish in the top two is if England beat Slovakia, or if England lose and goal difference swings in Russia's favour. If England and Russia finish level on goal difference, it will come down to fair play -- at present England and Russia are level on one disciplinary point so moving to UEFA national team coefficient ranking would be possible (England are higher than Russia).
Highest points total possible for third: Four
Lowest points total possible for third: Three