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England vs Hungary - Line-ups and latest updates


Hello everybody and welcome along to this England vs Hungary live blog for the 2022 World Cup Qualifier. After thumping Andorra over the weekend Gareth Southgate's men are back at Wembley Stadium as they take on Hungary.

The last match between the pair was in September, with England running out 4-0 winners in Budapest. We'll have all the updates from Wembley for you on this live blog as the night progresses.

England vs Hungary - Latest Updates

This is the start of our live blog for the 2022 World Cup Qualifier between England and Hungary. We'll have the latest information during the build-up and then minute-by-minute updates once the game kicks off, with the entries nearest the top the most recent ones.

An attacking England team

Matt Upson on BBC Radio 5 Live: "It's an attacking team, I'm looking forward to Phil Foden and Mason Mount playing together in an attacking midfield pair with Declan Rice.

"The front three is pretty much as good as it gets for England. Gareth Southgate has a group strong enough in order to change the team. The players don't get upset, they accept this is the process the team need in order to win."

The Hungary starting XI is out

Lang replaces suspended right-back Botka for Hungary.

Hungary XI: Gulacsi; Kecskes, At.Szalai, Lang; Nego, A.Nagy, Schafer, Z.Nagy; Schon, Szoboszlai; Sallai.

The England starting XI is out

Garth Southgate has captain Harry Kane back, while Tyrone Mings starts at the back. Phil Foden keeps his place in the team.

England XI: Pickford; Walker, Mings, Stones, Shaw; Rice, Foden, Mount; Sterling, Grealish, Kane

History favours England

England are unbeaten in their last 14 international matches against Hungary, winning 12 of those games. Tonight's hosts last tasted defeat in this fixture at the 1962 World Cup in Chile, losing 2-1 in a group stage encounter.

England vs Hungary predicted line-ups

England's predicted line-up (4-3-3): Jordan Pickford; Kieran Trippier, Fikayo Tomori, Tyrone Mings, Luke Shaw; Declan Rice, Phil Foden, Mason Mount; Bukayo Saka, Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling.

Hungary's predicted line-up (3-4-2-1): Peter Gulacsi; Endre Botka, Willi Orban, Attila Szalai; Loic Nego, Adam Nagy, Andras Schafer, Zsolt Nagy; Roland Sallai, Dominik Szoboszlai; Daniel Salloi.

England vs Hungary: When does it start?

Tuesday's night's match between England and Hungary kicks off at 19:45 BST local time in London. For those living in the USA, you can tune in at 14:45 ET or 11:45 PT. For those in Spain, the fixture is due to start at 20:45 CEST.

England vs Hungary: Where to watch it?

The World Cup qualifier between England and Hungary will take place at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday, October 12.

For those living in the United Kingdom, the match will be broadcast on ITV whilst in the United States of America you will be able to watch the match on ESPN+.

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