England vs Hungary 2021: how to watch World Cup qualifier on TV - channel, live stream and highlights coverage

England will take on Hungary for the second time as part of the World Cup qualifying stages for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

England are currently sitting on top of Group I having won six of their seven matches and drawing the seventh against Poland in the last round of qualifying matches for the World Cup that will take place in Qatar in 2022.

Hungary, however, have dropped to fourth in the table with three wins, three losses and one draw.

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The last world cup qualifying matches for both teams were played on Saturday 9 October. England beat Andorra 5-0 at the Estadi Nacional Stadium, Andorra, meanwhile Hungary lost 1-0 to Albania at the Ferenc Puskas Stadium, Hungary.

Here is all the information you need for the second leg of England vs Hungary.

Sterling scores in England’s draw against Poland. In the first leg of England vs Hungary, England won 4-0.

When is England vs Hungary taking place?

England will take on Hungary in the second leg of their world cup qualifying battle on Tuesday 12 October 2021.

Where is the England vs Hungary match being played?

This leg will take place at Wembley Stadium, London.

What time is England vs Hungary?

Kick off for the England vs Hungary qualifying match will be at 7.45 pm BST

How to watch England vs Hungary?

The game will be shown live on ITV Coverage will begin at 7.15pm BST before the Kick off at 7.45pm.

There will also be an option to live stream the match via the ITV hub website and app. Registration for this is free.

Sky Sports will be offering match highlights on the Sky sports website and app, as we;; as the Sky Sports Football Youtube channel.

What happened in the first leg of England vs Hungary ?

England travelled to the Puskas Arena in Budapest on 2 September 2021 and beat the home team 4-0. The end of the first half saw the scores as even, however in the second half Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane, Harry Maguire and Declan Rice all put goals at the back of the Hungarian net.

Unfortunately, it was not England’s impressive goal-scoring that caught the media’s attention. The Hungarian fans targeted England striker Sterling and midfielder Jude Bellingham with racial abuse throughout the match, throwing cups down onto the pitch and shouting monkey chants at the players.

Hungary were subsequently ordered by Fifa’s disciplinary committee to play their next home World Cup qualifier behind closed doors as well as pay a 200,000 Swiss francs (£158,000) fine as punishment.

England players taking the knee. Hungary fans hurled racial abuse at England players in September.

The Metropolitan Police have announced that they are set to increase their presence outside Wembley Stadium in order to prevent further racial abuse and will also help to control the crowds to stop any repeats of the Euro 2020 final.

Have England qualified for the World Cup 2022?

Even if England beat Hungary in tonight’s game at Wembley, they cannot automatically qualify for the World Cup in Qatar next year as they still require two more wins to guarantee their place.

England currently sit four points clear of second place Albania in Group I after their seven matches.

After playing Hungary, England will then host Albania on 12 November 2021 before travelling to San Marino - who are currently bottom of the group - on 15 November 2021.

Hungary’s recent form has given them little chance of any World Cup 2022 hopes as they have lost for the second time in the space of a month, with their only victory being a 2-1 win over Andorra since being thrashed by England on 2 September.

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