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England starting lineup vs Andorra - World Cup qualifier

Tom Gott
England are preparing to take on Andorra
England are preparing to take on Andorra / ADRIAN DENNIS/Getty Images
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After battling to a 4-0 win over Hungary last time out, England will hope to take their foot off the gas slightly when minnows Andorra rock up to Wembley.

Gareth Southgate made few changes against Hungary but has rung them this time around, offering starts to a number of fringe playres looking to impress. Poland awaits in the week, but here's the XI selected by the Three Lions' boss...


1. Goalkeeper & Defenders

Nick Pope
Pope could get another start in goal / George Wood/Getty Images

Sam Johnstone (GK) - Jordan Pickford had his rest during the Hungary game, but it's a second England start for Sam Johnstone.

Reece James (RB) - Right-back, wing-back, auxiliary centre-back - James really is doing his best Kyle Walker impression. It's expected he'll be on the right of a four here.

Conor Coady (CB) - Harry Maguire and John Stones have been given a rest, allowing Coady to be get the nod.

Tyrone Mings (CB) - Mings arrived at camp nursing a rib injury but was fit enough for a spot on the bench against Hungary. It's now start time for the Villa captain.

Kieran Trippier (LB) - With no natural alternative to Luke Shaw in the squad, Trippier is back in unfamiliar territory.

2. Wing-backs & Midfielders

Jesse Lingard
Lingard is likely to see minutes / Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images

Trent Alexander-Arnold (CM) - Alexander-Arnold will be desperate to take another chance handed to him by Southgate after admitting to previous 'mediocre' performances. This time, however, it could be in a midfield three.

Jude Bellingham (CM) -
Bellingham's warm-up for the Hungary game was disrupted by abuse from the stands, but he'll get a far nicer reception at Wembley.

Jordan Henderson (CM) - Declan Rice is one yellow card away from a suspension, so it made no sense to risk him in this fixture.

3. Forwards

Patrick Bamford
Bamford will earn his first cap / Michael Regan/Getty Images

Bukayo Saka (RW) - Saka saw two minutes at the end of the Hungary game and it's no surprise he starts here.

Patrick Bamford (ST) - It's debut time. Dominic Calvert-Lewin has left the squad through injury, meaning Bamford's time to deputise for Harry Kane has come.

Jesse Lingard (LW) - Another of those to make a brief cameo last time out, Lingard is now handed a start even though he's lacking any kind of minutes at Manchester United.

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