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England lock horns with Slovenia in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday night. The two teams played out a 0-0 draw in Ljubljana last year. Slovenia are known for their defensive solidity with Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak between the sticks.
The Three Lions will qualify for the World Cup in Russia next year if they win the match. They will then travel to Lithuania for their final qualifier on Monday night.
When does it kick-off and who is starting? Gareth Southgate has named a strong squad for the match, full of quality young talent particularly in attack with the in-form duo of Harry Kane and Marcus Rashford set to lead the line.
Since Wayne Rooney’s retirement, Southgate has yet to name a permanent captain. It will be interesting to see who leads the team out on Thursday night.
England squad: Joe Hart, Fraser Forster, Jack Butland, Jordan Pickford, Gary Cahill, Chris Smalling, Kyle Walker, John Stones, Ryan Bertrand, Aaron Cresswell, Michael Keane, Kieran Trippier, Harry Maguire, Raheem Sterling, Jordan Henderson, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Dele Alli, Eric Dier, Jake Livermore, Jesse Lingard, Harry Winks, Jermain Defoe, Daniel Sturridge, Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford.
Here you can read more about England squad against Slovenia and Lithuania, final World Cup qualifiers 2017.
Slovenia squad: Jan Oblak, Vid Belec, Jan Koprivec, Bostjan Cesar, Bojan Jokic, Miral Samardzic, Nejc Skubic, Miha Mevlja, Aljaz Struna, Antonio Delamea Mlinar, Mitja Viler, Matija Sirok, Valter Birsa, Jasmin Kurtic, Rene Krhin, Benjamin Verbic, Rajko Rotman, Amedej Vetrih, Damjan Bohar, Jan Repas, Josip Ilicic, Tim Matavz, Roman Bezjak, Andraz Sporar.
Who is starting for england tonight vs Slovenia?
England predicted XI: Hart: Walker, Cahill, Jones, Bertrand; Dier, Henderson, Alli; Sterling, Kane, Rashford
Slovenia predicted XI: Oblak: Bostjan Cesar, Viler, Skubic, Mevlja; Kurtic, Rotman, Verbic, Ilicic; Birsa, Repas
Here are the England vs Slovenia statistics from all previous games since the first meeting in 2009. England and Slovenia have played 5 games since 2009. England have never lost against Slovenia. Their record is 4 wins and one draw from 5 matches.
|England Games won:||4|
|Slovenia Games won:||0|
Here you can find the full England vs Slovenia Head To Head Statistics!
England go head-to-head with Slovenia on Thursday, 5th October 2017 with kick-off set for 19:45pm UK time.
The game is being held at Wembley Stadium, the temporary home ground of Tottenham Hotspur.
The game will be shown live on ITV 1 with their coverage getting underway at 19:30pm.
Watch England’s international football live on ITV this Thursday 5th October 2017. England host Slovenia at Wembley on Thursday night. The Three Lions were unable to make the breakthrough when they last played in October 2016, and will be hoping to avoid a repeat performance.