England World Cup 2022 qualifiers: fixtures, kick off times, qualifying group table - and how to watch on TV

The Three Lions are back in action this month with games against Andorra and Hungary

England continue their bid to secure a place at the Qatar 2022 World Cup with a pair of qualification clashes in the coming weeks.

Gareth Southgate’s men took seven points from an available nine over the course of three outings in early September, and could take themselves to the brink of their goal should they beat Andorra and Hungary this month.

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Ahead of those matches, we’ve gathered all the information you need on the games, as well as what they could mean for England’s hopes of playing at next winter’s tournament, and where to watch them.

Check out the details below…

Who are England playing?

As part of their Group I qualification campaign, England will face an away trip against Andorra before hosting Hungary at Wembley.

England’s road to Qatar. (Graphic: Mark Hall / JPIMedia)

When do England play Andorra and Hungary?

Gareth Southgate’s men will face Andorra on Saturday 9 October and will play Hungary three days later on Tuesday 12 October.

What time do England vs Andorra and England vs Hungary kick off?

Both England games will kick off at 7.45pm BST.

What does England’s qualifying group table look like?

At the moment, England sit top of their qualifying group after six matches. The Three Lions have taken 16 points from a possible 18 having lost their 100% record in their most recent outing against Poland.

Below them, Albania are second with 14 points, while Poland are third with 11 points.

After that, October’s opponents, Hungary and Andorra, occupy fourth and fifth spot respectively. The former have accumulated 10 points, while the latter have just three.

Minnows San Marino prop up the table with zero points and a goal difference of -23. They have scored just once in their opening six matches.

How can I watch England’s World Cup qualifiers on TV?

Both of England’s World Cup qualifiers will be broadcast live by ITV, as well as being available to stream via the ITV Hub.

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