Of equal concern to Hodgson will be the danger posed by Bale, whose 25-yard free kick against Slovakia in Bordeaux set Wales on their way to a 2-1 win.
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England face the twin threats of a disqualification warning if their fans misbehave and a supermotivated Gareth Bale ahead of their Euro 2016 showdown with neighbors Wales in Lens Thursday.With England and Wales fans having been advised to base themselves in nearby Lille, where Slovakia beat Russia Wednesday, the buildup to the game will be wreathed with tension.The Football Association and Football Association of Wales have both urged fans without tickets not to attend, but despite Lens' Stade Bollaert-Delelis holding only 35,000 fans, between 40,000 and 50,000 British supporters are expected to descend on the city.Of equal concern to Hodgson will be the danger posed by Real Madrid forward Bale, whose 25-yard free kick against Slovakia in Bordeaux set Wales on their way to a 2-1 win.Asked how many England players would get into the Wales team, he grinned: "None".
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