Ukraine vs England – Euro 2024 Qualifying LIVE: Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions can open up a nine point gap to the rest of the group with a win in Poland


Follow Mail Sport’s live blog for all the latest as Gareth Southgate’s England take on Ukraine knowing a win will give them a commanding lead atop Group C.

Who deserves a starting spot?

The likes of Harry Maguire and Kalvin Phillips could start against Ukraine with Gareth Southgate concerned about the lack depth at his disposal.

Several of Southgate’s defensive regulars such as John Stones, Luke Shaw and Tyrone Mings are out with injury, but seeing as Maguire has only played a handful of minutes this season, many fans are crying out for new stars to get opportunities.

So who should win a start against Ukraine? Mail Sport crunched Sofascore’s numbers to take a look…

Good afternoon

England’s Euro 2024 qualifying campaign continues this afternoon in Poland as Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions take on Ukraine at Tarczynski Arena.

Mail Sport will be here before and throughout the game to bring you all the latest news and updates, from breaking team news to match action.

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: Gareth Southgate, Head Coach of England looks on during an England Men Training Session at St Georges Park on September 08, 2023 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)