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Hungary vs England Preview & Tips - Goals expected in Hungary

  • Hungary vs England tips for Thursday's FIFA World Cup qualifier match
  • The match is being played at the Puskas Arena in Budapest (7.45pm BST)
  • Will the Three Lions maintain their perfect record in Group I?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Hungary vs England Preview & Tips - Goals expected in Hungary

  • Hungary vs England tips for Thursday's FIFA World Cup qualifier match
  • The match is being played at the Puskas Arena in Budapest (7.45pm BST)
  • Will the Three Lions maintain their perfect record in Group I?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news


Hungary vs England Preview & Tips


Hungary should pose a real threat to England in this match, particularly on home soil. We can see Hungary getting on the scoresheet but ultimately England to prove too strong.

  • Hungary are undefeated in 13 of their last 14 matches (all competitions).
  • Hungary have scored in 12 of their last 14 competitive matches (all competitions).
  • England have won 6 of their last 7 matches against Hungary (all competitions).
  • England have seen BTTS in their last 3 matches against Hungary (all competitions).
  • England have won 10 of their last 13 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


England lead the head to head 15-5 with two draws against Hungary. The Three Lions have won six of the last seven meetings, including a 2-1 win most recently in 2010.

Hungary Form


Hungary were far from disgraced at Euro 2020 despite finishing bottom of Group F with two points from three games. 

Marco Rossi's side lost 3-0 to Portugal before drawing 1-1 with favourites France. They were six minutes away from qualifying, only to conceded a draw 2-2 with Germany.

In World Cup qualifying, Hungary have collected seven points from three games. In an unbeaten start, they drew 3-3 with Poland before defeating San Marino 3-0 and Andorra 4-1.

Hungary Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Péter Gulácsi, Ádám Bogdán, Dénes Dibusz
Defenders: Ádám Lang, Attila Fiola, Willi Orbán, Attila Szalai, Endre Botka, Ákos Kecskés, Bendegúz Bolla, Márk Tamás
Midfielders: Ádám Nagy, László Kleinheisler, Dominik Szoboszlai, Kevin Varga, András Schäfer, Dániel Gazdag, Tamás Cseri
Forwards: Ádám Szalai, Nemanja Nikolić, Roland Sallai, Roland Varga, Szabolcs Schön, János Hahn, Dániel Sallói

Experienced defender Gergo Lovrencsics has withdrawn after suffering ankle ligament damage playing for Hajduk Split.

Marco Rossi has kept his Euro 2020 squad together and had debutant defender Mark Tamas and first-time call-up striker Daniel Salloi.

England Form


England return to action for the first time since losing the Euro 2020 final on penalties after a 1-1 draw with Italy at Wembley.

Gareth Southgate's side have won all three World Cup qualifiers in this campaign to top the group.

The Three Lions started with a 5-0 win over San Marino and followed that with a 2-0 victory in Albania and 2-1 win over Poland.

England Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Sam Johnstone, Jordan Pickford, Nick Pope
Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Conor Coady, Reece James, Harry Maguire, Tyrone Mings, Luke Shaw, John Stones, Kieran Tripper, Kyle Walker
Midfielders: Jude Bellingham, Jordan Henderson, Jesse Lingard, Mason Mount, Kalvin Phillips, Declan Rice
Forwards: Patrick Bamford, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Jack Grealish, Harry Kane, Bukayo Saka, Jadon Sancho, Raheem Sterling

England stick with the tried and tested from Euro 2020, although Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin has pulled out with a thigh injury.

Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold returns to the fold after injury and Leeds striker Patrick Bamford called up for the first time.

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Verdict

England are tipped to bounce back from Euro 2020 heartache with a win in Hungary, although the hosts will once again pose a serious test. Hungary are good for goals and BTTS is the best bet.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes Both Teams To Score $2.38 at betfair - 2 Units
Value Bet: England & BTTS Result & Both Teams To Score $4.00 at Betstar Australia - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: England Win 2-1 Correct Score $9.00 at Neds - 1 Unit

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02 Sep 2021

Hungary v England