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Coverage of England's World Cup Qualifying matches involving two non-England teams. There are 10 matchdays with two games per matchday, one England; one non-England.

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World Cup Live: England v Poland

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England v Poland (Kick-off 7.45pm). All the action from both teams' third 2022 FIFA World Cup Group I qualifier, held at Wembley Stadium. These two teams started the campaign as the group favourites and it was England who prevailed 2-0 when the sides last met here in qualification for the 2014 World Cup, with Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard scoring the goals. Presented by Mark Pougatch, with analysis by Ashley Cole, Roy Keane and Ian Wright, commentary by Sam Matterface and Lee Dixon, with interviews by reporter Gabriel Clarke.
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England v Poland (kick-off 7.45pm ITV). England’s World Cup qualification run is likely to boil down to two matches, home and away against Poland. Tonight’s the home fixture at Wembley. The visitors have a draw with Italy and a narrow loss to the Netherlands in their recent form, but that was with their best eleven on the pitch: at the time of going to press it looks unlikely that Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski will travel due to German quarantine regulations. 
Scotland v Faroe Islands (kick-off 7.45pm Sky Sports Main Event). Scotland’s game is a different sort of test, as they strive to avoid the embarrassment of somehow not winning against the Faroe Islands.

Northern Ireland v Bulgaria (kick-off 7.45pm Sky Sports Football). Completing a trio of Home Nations playing at home are Northern Ireland, who must surely beat Bulgaria if they are to have any chance of surviving Group C. 
Highlights of all three matches are on ITV at 10.45pm (11.05pm STV).

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Preparations for Euro 2020 are gathering pace, but for the players, the tournament comes at the cost of almost no rest, meaning tonight’s friendlies are likely to be about rotation and experimentation.

England face Austria at Wembley (kick-off 8pm, ITV), where captain Harry Kane will want to excel in order to at least draw headlines away from stories about his future at Tottenham Hotspur. Questions remain over who will partner him in attack, too, but Gareth Southgate may drop a few hints here. 

Elsewhere, Wales have a tough away test against France (kick-off 8:05pm, Sky Sports Football/S4C), so caretaker manager Robert Page will rely on Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale, who spent last season on loan at Spurs. Scotland are also in action, away against the Netherlands (kick-off 7:45pm, Sky Sports Main Event), with their fine crop of players including the likes of Arsenal’s Kieran Tierney, who embodies the fighting spirit of Steve Clarke’s side. ITV has highlights of all three matches at 11:55pm (12:15am, STV). 

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