England vs Kosovo
Euro 2020 Qualifiers
Date: Tuesday, 10th September 2019
Kick off at: 19.45 UK Time
Venue: St. Mary’s Stadium, England

Winning their previous three games, England are aiming to snatch their fourth this Tuesday. Gareth Southgate’s side will be experiencing an interesting test as they play host against Kosovo at St. Mary’s Stadium.

England vs Kosovo Possible Lineups

Here are the possible lineups for both teams as they gear up for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.  Let’s take a look at the potential lineups and formation that they could be preparing to help them get all three points.

England

Expected Formation: 4-3-3

Probable Lineups:Pickford (g); Trippier, Keane, Maguire, Rose(def);Henderson, Rice, Barkley(mid);Sterling, Kane, Rashford(att)

Kosovo

Expected Formation: 4-2-3-1

Probable Lineups: Muric(g);Vojvoda, Aliti, Rrahmini, Hadergjonaj(def);Halimi, Voca(mid); Zhegrova, Chelina, Rashani(att mid);Muriki(att)

Recent Form

Before going into this Monday international clash, both teams have been involved in other matches. Let’s check out the latest results that they have been getting to have more information about their current form.

England

Recent form in all competition (last five matches):WWLWW

Three Lions have actually done quite well in their last five games, winning four of their matches and losing just one. Southgate’s side only defeat during that time frame was in UEFA Nations League tie against Netherlands.

Winning their most recent game with a convincing 4-0 result over Bulgaria will ad more beliefs into England squad. However, the home team must not get over themselves as their opponent could always surprise them.

Kosovo

Recent form in all competition (last five matches) : DDDWW

After three straight draws, Bernard Challandes ‘ side finally able to get victories in their latest fixtures. Defeating Czech Republic along with Bulgaria should provide that extra beliefs for the away team.

Kosovo understand that they will be facing difficult battle against Three Lions on Tuesday. Nevertheless, Challandes is hoping that his players can put on a special performance as they are not favorite to take all three points.

England

Southgate will still be without some exciting talents for this upcoming early week encounter. Hudson-Odoi, Loftus Cheek, Wan-Bissaka, Alli and John Stones are those who won’t be available for selection.

Kyle Walker might also be rested on the bench with Kieran Tierney starting in the right back position. Harry Kane remain Three Lions’ main guy upfront with supports coming from Marcus Rashford along with Raheem Sterling.

Kosovo

Challandes don’t have too many absente for Tuesday, but there’s still couple of names who won’t make it.  Ndoj and Lila are the two names who won’t be able to take part on their travel in facing Three Lions.

Dardanians are set to rely on their forward line with Muriqi as the main forward while Zhegrova, Celina and Rashini in support. The visitor will also hope that Muric put on a strong display on goal in stopping England’s attacks.

Head to Head Records:

Both teams upcoming match up will actually be their meeting in all official competition up til now.

Match Prediction

Playing at home will certainly make Three Lions more dangerous especially since they remain hungry for victory. England set to put on strong pressure since kick off and finish things soon are possible.

Kosovo won’t  be an easy ride though for England as Challandes’s team are ready to battle it out. England should be favorite to take all three points, but Kosovo might be able to cause a surprise.

Final Score: 2-1

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