England have named their last 26-man squad for the European Championships and now Gareth Southgate’s males will head into their first of two warm-up video games, as they face Austria on the Riverside Stadium.
The Three Lions and the supporters are in usually optimistic temper pre-tournament, with a number of faces within the squad having featured within the Europa League and Champions League last just lately.
With one other sport towards Romania nonetheless to return earlier than Euro 2020 begins, this sport is an opportunity for just a few who won’t be within the preliminary line-up to impress and stake their very own declare, whereas some may also be glad of the prospect for minutes on the pitch after accidents.
Austria even have two warm-up video games, with this one to return earlier than they face Slovakia on the weekend, then beginning their Euro 2020 marketing campaign towards North Macedonia.
Right here’s all the pieces you must know forward of the sport.
When is the sport?
The match kicks off at 8pm on Wednesday, 2 June on the Riverside Stadium, dwelling of Middlesbrough.
The place can I watch it?
The sport can be proven dwell on ITV 1 and may be streamed on-line by way of the ITV Hub.
What’s the staff information?
Gareth Southgate isn’t more likely to name upon any of the Chelsea or Manchester Metropolis gamers concerned within the weekend’s Champions League last. There are additionally lingering health points over Harry Maguire and Jordan Henderson, whereas Jesse Lingard will function on this sport regardless of not being in England’s last 26.
Austria nonetheless have selections to make over the first-choice midfield, which has chopped and adjusted in current qualifiers. David Alaba’s function can also be not as outlined as at membership degree – he has performed each left-back and left midfield of late, in addition to his traditional forays from midfield for the nationwide staff.
ENG – Pickford, Trippier, Coady, Mings, Shaw, Rice, Phillips, Saka, Lingard, Grealish, Kane
AUT – A Schlager, Lainer, Dragovic, Lienhart, Alaba, X Schlager, Ilsanker, Baumgartner, Grillitsch, Sabitzer, Kalajdzic
England – 17/35
Draw – 19/5
Austria – 8/1
The Three Lions to ramp up that pre-tournament over-optimism with a win and a stand-out participant who isn’t often within the first-choice XI to stake their declare for a starring function at Euro 2020. England 2-1 Austria.