The Three Lions’ group campaign gets under way, with tricky encounters against Czech Republic and Montenegro
Euro 2020 Qualifier Live, from Friday 22 March, 7pm, ITV/HD (CH 103/113)
It’s time to put club rivalries aside, dust off your England shirt from 2004 and get back on the Three Lions bandwagon as Gareth Southgate’s boys start their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign on ITV.
After their World Cup adventure proved they’re actually not half bad at this football malarkey, big things are expected of England in Group A as they take on Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Montenegro and Kosovo between now and November. The Three Lions begin their quest for qualification against the Czechs on Friday 22 March at Wembley, before hitting the road for the first time to face Montenegro on Monday 25 March.
Haven’t got a Scooby Doo about what exactly England will be up against in their opening two fixtures? To help you gain a clearer picture, hit play on the videos below to find out more about their upcoming opponents, then read on for more match information.
Euro 2020 scouting report: Czech Republic
Euro 2020 scouting report: Montenegro
England’s recent record in European qualifying is nothing short of sensational, which bodes well for captain Harry Kane and co. The team didn’t lose a single match in their last two qualifying campaigns, while their successful journey to reach Euro 2016 saw them win all ten games. It’s like Steve McClaren never happened.
With their UEFA Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands also to come this summer, it’s all set up for England to have a memorable 2019 – great news for Baddiel, Skinner and waistcoat enthusiasts across the country.
All of England’s Euro 2020 qualifiers are exclusively live on ITV, which means you can follow all the action as they look to reach next year’s finals. Here we go!
This week’s live England Euro 2020 qualifiers
England v Czech Republic
Friday 22 March, 7pm, ITV/HD (CH 101/113)
Montenegro v England
Monday 25 March, 7pm, ITV/HD (CH 103/113)
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