England travel to Kosovo knowing their spot in Euro 2020 has been secured but their final seeding is still under question.

Six of the 10 group winners will head into next summer’s tournament as top seeds, and the Three Lions may need a point to cement their spot.

Their place in Group D has been confirmed, meaning they will play their three group games at Wembley, and would face the runners-up of Group F in the knockout stages and a potential clash with Spain in the semi-finals.

Do not expect Gareth Southgate to tinker too much with his team selection, meaning captain Harry Kane may be given the chance to add to his hat-trick against Montenegro.

Southgate delighted with defeat of Montenegro

Euro 2020 qualifier preview

Kosovo vs England

Venue:
Pristina City Stadium
Kick-off time: 5pm GMT, Sunday November 17

Prediction

Kosovo 0-3 England

Gareth Southgate will pick a team strong enough to win and will be looking for a far better defensive showing to the last time these two teams met.

With the Three Lions bagging seven last time out, confidence is high and you would not bet against another big win in Pristina.

Betting tips and odds via Betfair Exchange

  • England: 4/6
  • Draw: 3/1
  • Kosovo: 4/1

Correct score

Scoreline England win Kosovo win Draw
1-0 13/2 16/1 0-0 (11/1)
2-0 8/1 24/1 1-1 (22/1)
2-1 8/1 16/1 2-2 (11/1)
3-0 13/1 11/4

 

Odds provided by Betfair Exchange. Click here to place a bet. Odds correct as of November 14.

Tickets

For ticket information click here to head to the FA’s official website.

Team news

A thumping win at Wembley over Montenegro has secured qualification, but don’t expect Gareth Southgate to make too many changes.

Raheem Sterling will come in after being dropped, though it remains to be seen if Joe Gomez is afforded a start after getting booed by a small section of the home crowd on Thursday.

Chelsea’s Fikayo Tomori will be hopeful for making his debut, with Thursday debutant James Maddison now looking for his first start.

England squad

Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford (Everton), Nick Pope (Burnley), Dean Henderson (Aston Villa)

Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Ben Chilwell (Leicester), Joe Gomez (Liverpool), John Stones (Man City) , Harry Maguire (Man Utd), Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa), Danny Rose (Tottenham), Fikayo Tomori (Chelsea), Kieran Trippier (Atletico Madrid), Fabian Delph (Everton)

Midfielders: Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), James Madison (Leicester), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Declan Rice (West Ham), Harry Winks (Tottenham), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Liverpool)

Forwards: Tammy Abraham (Chelsea), Harry Kane (Tottenham), Marcus Rashford (Man Utd), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Raheem Sterling (Man City), Callum Wilson (Bournemouth)

TV channel and live stream information

The match will be televised for free on ITV 1, with coverage from 4.15pm. Fans can also live stream the match online via the ITV Hub and app.

Standard Sport will have live coverage on our dedicated match blog from Wembley.

Head to head (H2H) results history

The only previous meeting between these two nations came in September, where England ran out 5-3 winners with a potent attack and dire defence.


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