England rounded off the September international break with a draw away to Poland in a heated encounter.
Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions had built on three wins from three in their opening matches of the FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group I campaign prior to this international break.
After wins over Hungary and Andorra, England collected a point against Poland.
When do England play World Cup 2022 qualifiers?
England continued their World Cup 2022 qualifying campaign with a 1-1 draw against Poland on Wednesday 8 September 2021 (7.45pm kick off).
It was the third international in six days for England who overcame Hungary on Thursday 2 September at the Puskas Arena and Andorra on Sunday 5 September at Wembley.
Football governing bodies FIFA and UEFA announced no away supporters will be permitted to attend any of September’s qualifiers due to recent Covid spikes in Europe.
England squad for World Cup 2022 qualifiers
England manager Gareth Southgate will be without the services of Manchester City star Phil Foden and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford through injuries.
Trent Alexander Arnold and Jesse Lingard, however, were named in his England squad for the World Cup 2022 qualifiers against Hungary, Andorra and Poland.
And Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford received his first senior call up for England.
England squad in full:
- Goalkeepers: Sam Johnstone (West Brom), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Nick Pope (Burnley)
- Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Conor Coady (Wolves), Reece James (Chelsea), Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa), Luke Shaw (Manchester United), John Stones (Manchester City), Kieran Tripper (Atletico Madrid), Kyle Walker (Manchester City)
- Midfielders: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Kalvin Phillips (Leeds United), Declan Rice (West Ham)
- Forwards: Patrick Bamford (Leeds United), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Jack Grealish (Manchester City), Harry Kane (Tottenham), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Jadon Sancho (Manchester United), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)
England’s World Cup 2022 qualifying group table
After Poland vs England on Wednesday 8 September 2021, the group standings looked like this:
- Team P W D L F A GD Pts
- England 6 5 1 0 18 2 16 16
- Albania 6 4 0 2 10 6 4 12
- Poland 6 3 2 1 19 8 11 11
- Hungary 6 3 1 2 12 10 2 10
- Andorra 6 1 0 5 4 14 -10 3
- S. Marino 6 0 0 6 1 24 -23 0
How to watch England World Cup qualifiers on TV
England vs Poland was shown live on ITV on Wednesday 8 September, with coverage starting from 7.15pm. The match is available to stream live on ITV Hub. Highlights from 10.45pm.