World Cup 2022 qualifiers: England vs Albania prediction and betting tips (November 12)
England won the away fixture of the World Cup qualifiers between both teams by two goals to nil. Will England get three points and secure a possible qualification spot for the 2022 World Cup.
Harry Kane (Tottenham) has been poor in the league this season
Harry Kane (Tottenham) has been poor in the league this season
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England will host Albania in game nine of Group I of the UEFA qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.

The match will start at 7:45 p.m. GMT on Friday, 12 November 2021. The match venue is Wembley Stadium, London. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for England vs Albania (November 12) in round nine of the UEFA qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.

England vs Albania (November 12) latest odds on betting sites

England has their winning odds placed at 1.14 (-714 American; 7/50 Fractional). Albania has their winning odds placed at 34.00 (+3300; 33/1). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 10.00 (+900; 9/1).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: England — 87%, draw — 10%, Albania — 3%.

Latest betting odds on England vs Albania (12 November 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.69 (-145; 69/100)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.36 (+136; 34/25)
  • Asian handicap (-2.25) on England — 2.07 (+107; 107/100)
  • Asian handicap (+2.25) on Albania — 1.88 (-114; 22/25)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 3.30 (+230; 23/10)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.31 (-323; 3/100)

England vs Albania (November 12) match preview and stats

England is currently top of the group I table as they drew their last game against Hungary. Roland Sallai opened the scoreline from the spot after a high boot on Nego from Shaw. John Stones levelled the scoreline in the 37th minute from close range.

England kept pushing for the winner but the game ended 1-1. The Three Lions had 11 shots with five on target. England had an expected goal of 2.32 after creating six chances. They had 64% ball possession and created four big chances.

England is currently top of the table with 19 points as they have won six games. They have scored 24 goals while conceding the fewest goals in the group (3). The Three Lions need a win to secure a possible qualification spot in the World Cup.

England team news: Mason Mount is out of the game due to a teeth surgery. Declan Rice has withdrawn from the squad due to illness. Marcus Rashford has also withdrawn from the squad due to personal reasons. Luke Shaw is a doubt for the game after coming off in Manchester United 0-2 defeat to Manchester City. Emile Smith-Rowe received his first call-up and might feature in the game.

Albania suffered a 0-1 defeat to Poland in their last game. Karol Swiderski scored the only goal of the game in the 77th minute with a left-footed shot from the left side of the six-yard box to the bottom left corner.

Albania kept pushing for an equaliser but couldn’t get one as they suffered their third defeat in the qualifiers. The Red and Blacks had six shots with one being on target. They had an expected goal of 0.20 as they created four chances.

Albania are third in the qualifiers group with 15 points and still have hopes of qualifying for the World Cup. They have won five games and have scored 11 goals while conceding seven goals with a goal difference of +4ю

Albania team news: Berat Djimsiti is also out of the game due to injury.

England vs Albania H2H

England won the away fixture of the World Cup qualifiers between both teams by two goals to nil.

England has won four of the last four meetings between both teams.

England vs Albania (November 12) key players and lineups

England projected starting lineup:

  • Jordan Pickford
  • Kyle Walker
  • John Stones
  • Harry Maguire
  • Ben Chilwell
  • Jordan Henderson
  • Phil Foden
  • Kalvin Phillips
  • Jack Grealish
  • Harry Kane
  • Raheem Sterling

Notable subs: James Ward-Prowse, Recee James, Bukayo Sakal and Tammy Abraham.

Harry Kane is one of the best strikers in the world with his exceptional finishing ability. Kane has been poor in the league this season with just one league goal. The England captain was their highest goalscorer at the EURO 2020 with four goals and has also been very good in the qualifiers. Kane has scored five goals in the qualifiers, overperforming his expected goals of 4.92. The England international has provided one assist while creating three chances.

Albania projected starting lineup:

  • Etrit Berisha
  • Ardian Ismajli
  • Marash Kumbulla
  • Frederic Veseli
  • Elseid Hysaj
  • Keidi Bare
  • Klaus Gjasula
  • Lorenc Trashi
  • Nedim Bajrami
  • Sokol Cikalleshi
  • Armando Broja

Notable subs: Mytro Uzuni.

Armando Broja has been Albania’s best player in the qualifiers. The Albania international has scored three goals in the qualifiers, overperforming his expected goals of 0.83. Broja has provided two assists while creating five chances.

England vs Albania (November 12) betting tips and predictions

England drew their last qualifier game against Hungary. The Three Lions have been exceptional in the qualifiers as they got a 5-0 win against Andorra in the previous game. England are top of the table with 20 points as they have won six games and have drawn two games. The Three Lions have scored 24 goals while conceding the fewest goals with just three goals conceded in eight games. England will secure a possible qualification spot in the World Cup with a win against Albania, as they will have eight more points than Albania. The Three Lions will be looking to bounce back from their draw against Hungary.

Albania lost their last game against Poland. The Red and Blacks are third in the table with 15 points and are five points behind England and just two points behind second-placed Poland. Albania has won three of their last five games and will be looking to get a win against England, after suffering defeat in the home fixture. The Red and Blacks need a massive win against England to keep their hopes of qualification alive as a loss will lower their chances of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup.

Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-2.25) on England

Odds: 2.07 (+107 American; 107/100 Fractional)

Football FIFA World Cup 2022 . European qualifiers. Round 1. Matchday 9
England — Albania
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Asian handicap (-2.25) on England
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