England need 4 factors from their last two team online games to be specified of qualification to the 2022 Globe Cup.
England’s direct at the prime of Group I was lower to a few factors on Tuesday night as they had been held to a 1-1 draw with Hungary at Wembley, while Poland defeat Albania 1- to shift into 2nd spot.
Gareth Southgate’s facet can nonetheless safe qualification with a recreation to spare if they conquer Albania at Wembley upcoming month and Poland drop points absent to Andorra.
They can also safe their put at the tournament with a video game to spare if they draw with Albania – but only in the not likely occasion that Poland eliminate towards minnows Andorra.
Provided Poland will be expected to beat Andorra, who are rated 156th in the environment, the chance is that England will not be particular of qualification right until after their remaining group sport away to bottom aspect San Marino on Monday November 15.
And with only a initial-positioned end guaranteeing qualification, there is nevertheless small margin for mistake – particularly specified that reaching Qatar with a next-place complete is not uncomplicated.
The 10 runners-up from the group phase will sign up for two group winners from past season’s Nations League in a mini-tournament in March that will see only a few more groups qualify.
England could continue to find them selves involved in that scrap if they fall factors in both equally of their closing two team online games.
England’s remaining fixtures
Nov 12 – Albania (h)
Nov 15 – San Marino (a)
The 2022 Planet Cup is having position in Qatar in the wintertime months fairly than the usual summer time kinds, due to the heat.
The event kicks off on Monday November 21 at the Al Bayt stadium in Al Khor with a match that will characteristic the host state.
The last will be played at the Lusail Stadium in Doha a week ahead of Christmas on Sunday December 18.
The tournament will element 32 teams in eight groups of 4.
4 matches will be played each individual working day in the course of the group phase, which will operate about a 12-day time period and see winners and runners-up progress to the spherical of 16.
Matches will only be assigned to unique venues just after the finals attract, so organisers can pick out exceptional kick-off situations to go well with television audiences in unique countries, as well as supporters out in Qatar.
The finals draw is scheduled to acquire spot in April 2022, right after the March window for worldwide fixtures.
Not like at Euro 2020, there will be a third-spot participate in-off recreation on December 17.
Group phase: November 21- December 2
Spherical of 16: December 3-6
Quarter-finals: December 9/10
Semi-finals: December 13/14
Closing: December 18
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