What is it?

A World Cup qualifying match between England and Andorra.

It is international week as teams plot their respective routes to the Qatar 2022 finals. England and Andorra are in Group I and, as it stands, are first and fifth having each played three matches.

When is it?

Sunday September 5, 2021.

What time is kick-off?

The match at Wembley Stadium will get under way at 5pm (BST).

What TV channel is it on?

The match will be broadcast on ITV, or alternatively you can follow all of the action, followed by our post-match analysis, right here with Telegraph Sport. Simply bookmark this page and return on Sunday.

What is the latest team news?

Dominic Calvert-Lewin has withdrawn from the England squad for the World Cup qualifiers starting this week to recover from playing with a broken toe at the start of the season.

The Everton striker, 24, has begun the campaign with three goals in as many Premier League games but has needed the help of pain-killing injections in his big toe to get through matches and has missed parts of training.

Gareth Southgate called him up last week for qualifiers against Hungary, Andorra and Poland when England can take a huge step towards the finals in Qatar next year, but he was withdrawn after his injury was assessed.

He will stay at Everton’s training base at Finch Farm to recover fully from the injury he has been carrying and is pushing to be fit for the resumption of Premier League football, with Rafael Benítez’s side facing Burnley on Sept 13 when they look to extend their unbeaten start of the season.

Marcus Rashford and Phil Foden are also injured, while Ben White and Ben Chilwell were effectively ruled out by their disrupted start to the season.

Trent Alexander-Arnold, Nick Pope and Jesse Lingard have been handed international recalls to a squad that saw Patrick Bamford receive his maiden senior call-up.

The most surprising omission from the 25-man squad was Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood, who Southgate insisted was “in our thoughts” after his fine start to the campaign.

What are we saying?

What are the odds?

  • England to win: 1/80
  • Draw: 25/1
  • Andorra to win: 175/1

What’s our prediction?

Anything short of a decent-sized gubbing from the losing finalists at this summer’s European Championship will be considered a disappointment from Southgate’s side.

Predicted score: England 6 Andorra 0

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