Dele Alli vs Aaron Ramsey: How they compared in game one of Euro 2016

England's Dele Alli

The Arsenal man will take on the Tottenham Hotspur star in Group B on Thursday.

England's Dele Alli in actionEngland's Dele Alli in action

England clash with Wales on Thursday in what is now a huge game for the two sides in Group B.

Roy Hodgson’s side started Euro 2016 with disappointment as they drew 1-1 with Russia, courtesy of a late equaliser.

Wales meanwhile, started the tournament in the best manner possible, beating Slovakia 2-1 with Gareth Bale in fine form.

Wales' Aaron Ramsey in actionWales' Aaron Ramsey in action

The battle in midfield is likely to be key to who comes out on top in the game, with two London rivals set to come up against each other.

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is a star for Wales, while Tottenham Hotspur’s Dele Alli is firmly establishing himself as a key man for England.

But which player was in better form in their opening Euro 2016 game? Oulala decided to find out. And it was the Arsenal man who enjoyed victory, as he came out on top of Alli in six key areas.

Alli Vs Ramsey

He managed more successful passes than the Spurs youngster, although Alli had a slightly better pass success rate, as well as registering that late assist to help his side secure the win.

He also managed more shots and a better shot accuracy than his rival, although Ali was better when it came to successful take-ons.

Defensively Ramsey was better as he won more tackles and enjoyed a better tackle success rate, although Alli lost fewer tackles in total.

Nonetheless, a win for Ramsey, who will be hoping to enjoy similar success when they clash on Thursday.

England's Dele AlliEngland's Dele Alli

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