England can transfer one step nearer to confirming their spot on the 2022 World Cup once they meet Hungary at Wembley on Tuesday.
The Three Lions sit 4 factors clear on the high of the group and wish two wins from their remaining three video games to safe a spot within the event. Gareth Southgate will anticipate to choose up one right here, having thumped Hungary 4-0 only a few weeks in the past.
That match was, sadly, tarnished by the racist abuse directed in the direction of Raheem Sterling and Jude Bellingham, for which the Hungarian FA had been hit with a stadium ban.
This is all you might want to find out about this one.
When is kick off? Tuesday 12 October, 19:45 (BST)
The place is the match being performed? Wembley Stadium
TV channel/dwell stream? ITV (UK), ESPN+ (US)
Referee? Alejandro Hernandez Hernandez
VAR? Juan Martinez Munuera
Having rested most of his heavy hitters in opposition to Andorra, anticipate Southgate to go for near his strongest lineup right here.
Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling, Mason Mount, Declan Rice and Jordan Pickford are simply 5 of the names who may return, however there are nonetheless doubts in regards to the health of Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw, who has been battling a knock.
The one recent concern for Hungary is the suspension of centre-back Endre Botka, who picked up one other yellow card final day out in opposition to Albania and should watch this one from the stands consequently.
With Attila Fiola withdrawing by way of harm, supervisor Marco Rossi will doubtless have to show to Adam Lang.
England: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Mings, Chilwell; Rice, Henderson; Sterling, Mount, Grealish; Kane.
Hungary: Gulacsi; Orban, Szalai, Lang; Nego, A. Nagy, Kleinheisler, Z. Nagy; Schon, Szoboszlai; Sallai.
It was simply over a month in the past that England roared to a 4-0 win in Hungary, with objectives from Sterling, Kane, Harry Maguire and Rice doing their greatest to fight the poisonous environment in some corners of the Puskas Area that night time.
That win was England’s third on the bounce in opposition to Hungary and prolonged their unbeaten streak to 14 video games – a run which stems again to 1965 and has seen Hungary keep away from defeat simply twice.
The final time these two met at Wembley was for a pleasant in August 2010, by which an insane Steven Gerrard double fired England to a 2-1 win.
England had been already overwhelming favourites for this one anyway, however given the occasions of the earlier assembly with Hungary, they are going to be completely determined for a press release victory.
With Southgate more likely to revert again to his strongest lineup, England shall be in an excellent place to get that, and which means there might be loads of objectives for the Three Lions. Kane is simply three strikes behind the legendary Jimmy Greaves in fourth on England’s all-time scoring charts and shall be seeking to shut that hole right here.
Hungary all the time have the potential to trigger issues, however they’re on a depressing run of type – one win in eight video games – and so they’ll doubtless be too weak to cease England right here.
Prediction: England 5-0 Hungary