Mina said: "Of course, we hope that James is able to play because he is such an important player for us, but I think we have shown the last two games that we have creativity and goals in the team even when he is not playing".
And after majority were rested for the final group game against Belgium, they are chomping at the bit to take up the flag once more.
While this will all count for nearly naught in the Spurs striker's mind if his career with England proves to be ultimately fruitless in regards to trophies won, it will remain a significant milestone for the player who keeps going from strength to strength.
"As a group of lads, it is a young squad but we still have those experienced players in there and the team spirit is awesome at the moment".
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Some fans on Twitter have declared themselves smitten with the England manager's attire, with Lucy Dixon saying: "I seem to have developed a crush on Gareth Southgate". Everyone has come together and is really bonding. "We lost once, and the others were a draw and, going back before that, Sweden have beaten England in big games".
"It's been refreshing to see a lot of young players, a lot of energy, a lot of high pressing, and they're scoring goals and exciting as well. The pressure is not there too much".
"We've become like family", he said. "We're confident in ourselves and will go out there and perform to the level we know we can".
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"Certainly going home would be disappointing".
"When you come down to the last-16, it is always hard, and it should be hard", Eriksson told the BBC on Sunday.
Lingard stressed that Colombia would be unsafe opponents as England look to reach a first quarterfinal since 2006.
The 2014 Golden Boot victor was a major doubt after he missed training on Friday, a day after he lasted only 30 minutes of the 1-0 win over Senegal.
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