England lost 1-0 to Belgium on Thursday night to finish second in Group G.
Here, Press Association Sport looks at the Three Lions’ potential route to the final, using the world rankings to determine opponents from the quarter-finals onwards.
v Switzerland, quarter-finals
v Spain, semi-finals
The 2010 winners at their best can still pass teams off the pitch, but Portugal demonstrated their weaknesses and even Iran had them rattled. The rankings suggest Fernando Hierro’s men could reach this stage by beating Russia and Croatia.