England are properly on their approach to qualifying for subsequent summer time’s European Championship in Germany after 4 consecutive wins to begin their marketing campaign.
Gareth Southgate’s crew are six factors away from Ukraine in Group C and 9 factors away from Italy in third, albeit these two nations have performed fewer video games.
England want to complete within the high two of the group to succeed in the finals, one thing they may absolutely accomplish within the coming months.
England play Ukraine of their solely aggressive match of September’s worldwide break, earlier than they play Scotland in a pleasant.
Objectives from Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka have been sufficient to earn England a victory when the nations performed at Wembley in March.
England ran out 4-0 winners once they confronted Ukraine in Rome within the quarter-finals of Euro 2020 (performed in 2021).
When is it?
Saturday, September 9. The sport will kick-off at 5pm British Summer season Time.
The place is the sport being performed?
The sport will probably be performed on the Tarczynski Area in Wroclaw, Poland. Ukraine’s nationwide crew have performed their dwelling matches in Poland since Russia’s of Ukraine in February final yr.
What TV channel is it on?
Channel 4 have unique stay protection of England’s Euro 2024 qualifiers within the UK.
Who’s in England’s squad?
Southgate will title his squad for September’s video games in opposition to Ukraine and Scotland on Thursday.
Whether or not Southgate decides to select stalwarts Jordan Henderson and Harry Maguire is more likely to dominate the agenda. Henderson left Liverpool for Saudi Arabia this summer time whereas Maguire is but to kick a ball for Manchester United this season after a proposed transfer to West Ham stalled.
Henderson was closely criticised for transferring to Saudi, the place homosexuality is unlawful and punishable by dying, having beforehand expressed his assist for the LGBTQ+ group and known as for soccer to be extra inclusive.
“Is Henderson saying he doesn’t assist that group anymore? Nicely, no he isn’t,” Southgate advised TalkSport earlier this month. “However after all persons are going to say his actions are the reverse of that.
“In the long run it’s laborious for me to reply. I’m not the one who has taken that call. He sooner or later I’m certain wants to clarify that call and will probably be interviewed as to what he’s considering, how he feels about it.”
Brighton’s Solly March has scored three league targets already this season, and the winger is one participant pushing for a spot within the squad.
What are the percentages?
- Ukraine 11/2
- England 4/9
- Draw 16/5