England presently sit on the high of Group I within the 2022 World Cup qualifiers with 9 factors, however Hungary – who’re in second – can leapfrog them with a win right here.
Will the Three Lions choose up their fourth win on this qualification group or can Hungary take the scalp of the latest Euro 2020 finalists?
Hungary vs England Head-to-Head
After being drawn in a tricky group alongside Germany, France and Portugal, Hungary had been by no means anticipated to do nicely at Euro 2020. Certainly, they had been eradicated on the first hurdle, however attracts with France and Germany meant that they acquitted themselves nicely.
After an encouraging begin to their 2022 World Cup qualification marketing campaign, Marco Rossi’s aspect have given themselves a combating likelihood of reaching Qatar subsequent December.
March noticed them draw 3-3 with Poland, and so they adopted that consequence with wins over San Marino and Andorra.
England will present a a lot stiffer check for the Magyars. Gareth Southgate’s aspect presently high Group I after beating San Marino, Albania and Poland in March, scoring 9 objectives within the course of.
England may also have loads of momentum behind them coming off their Euro 2020 marketing campaign. They reached their first main ultimate since 1966 on the match, and whereas they got here up quick, they may now have excessive hopes of victory in Qatar subsequent yr.
Previous to this week’s recreation, England have confronted off in opposition to Hungary on 22 events. Their well-known 3-6 loss in 1953 remains to be spoken of in the present day, however the Three Lions haven’t suffered defeat to Hungary since 1962 and have received 5 of their final six conferences.
Hungary type information: W-D-L-D-D
England type information: W-W-W-W-D
Hungary vs England Workforce Information
Hungary have referred to as up the vast majority of their Euro 2020 squad for this recreation, though a handful of gamers have withdrawn as a consequence of harm issues.
Injured: Gergo Lovrencsics, Szilveszter Hangya, David Siger
Suspended: Adam Nagy
Unavailable: Loic Nego
Striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has withdrawn from the squad as a consequence of harm. In the meantime, Tyrone Mings can also be a doubt after lacking Aston Villa’s latest recreation in opposition to Brentford as a consequence of a knock.
Injured: Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Uncertain: Tyrone Mings
Hungary vs England Predicted XI
Hungary predicted XI (3-4-2-1): Peter Gulacsi, Endre Botka, Willi Orban, Attila Szalai, Bendeguz Bolla, Andras Schafer, Laszlo Kleinheisler, Attila Fiola, Dominik Szoboszlai, Roland Sallai, Adam Szalai
England predicted XI (4-2-1-3): Jordan Pickford, Kyle Walker, John Stones, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Kalvin Phillips, Declan Rice, Mason Mount, Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane, Jack Grealish
Hungary vs England Prediction
With a probably hostile crowd in attendance, this could possibly be a tough recreation for England to navigate. As they confirmed at Euro 2020, Hungary aren’t any pushovers.
Nonetheless, man-for-man, England have way more expertise on provide and will come into the sport filled with confidence regardless of falling on the ultimate hurdle at Euro 2020.
With lots of England’s stars already displaying good type this season, an away win appears the probably consequence right here.
Prediction: Hungary 1-3 England