Andorra vs England prediction: How will World Cup qualifier play out?

By Lawrence Ostlere
PA

England face Andorra in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup on Saturday evening as the Three Lions look to consolidate their place at the top of Group I.

England are currently in pole position to clinch the sole automatic qualification spot for the World Cup in Qatar, four points clear of Albania and five points ahead of Poland having each played six games.

FOLLOW LIVE: Team news and match updates as England play Andorra

Gareth Southgate’s side have the luxury of some straightforward fixtures to see out the campaign, with a trip to group minnows San Marino awaiting on the final day of matches next month should they still need points to progress.

Andorra should be a similarly comfortable tie but the artificial pitch is infamously tricky to play on and plenty of nations have found it a challenge in the past.

Here is everything you need to know.

When is the match?

Andorra vs England kicks off at 7.45pm BST at the National Stadium in Andorra la Vella on Saturday 9 October.

How can I watch it?

The game will be broadcast live on ITV and can be streamed free online via the ITV Hub.

Confirmed England line-up

Johnstone, Trippier, Stones, Coady, Chilwell, Ward-Prowse, Lingard, Saka, Sancho, Abraham, Foden

Prediction

England will be too strong for Andorra despite their likely changes to the starting XI, but the challenges of an artificial surface might prevent a full drubbing. Andorra 0-3 England.

Odds

Andorra 149/1

Draw 35/1

England 1/25


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