North Macedonia vs England – Euro 2024 qualifier: Live score, updates

North Macedonia vs England – Euro 2024 qualifier: Live score, team news and updates as Rico Lewis makes his first start for Three Lions with Gareth Southgate resting Harry Kane and selecting an exciting midfield trio

Follow Mail Sport’s live blog for the latest score, team news and updates as England take on North Macedonia in Eur 2024 qualifying action. 

North Macedonia 0-0 England

England straight on the attack as Grealish plays a nice one-two with Rice on the left hand side of the box before trying to find Watkins at the near post.

He can’t quite get in front of his defender to turn it home.


England get us underway!

Here we go

Kyle Walker leads the Three Lions out of the first time.

Kick-off just minutes away.

Ready for action

Some words from Watkins

On making England squad: Goals is main thing, need to score goals but also bring different dynamic, stretching defences, pressing and bringing energy to team. Ultimately I need to score goals.

On Villa's performances: Spurs from backend last season when manager came in and taken that into this season and started strongly.

On tonight: Will get games like that, Malta made it difficult but still got win, tonight we go out there with fluid performance and a lot of goals and bring some excitement here tonight.

30 minutes to kick-off

The players are out for the warm-ups and there’s not long to go now….

Walker captain for the first time

Ready to round off qualifying

Gareth Southgate’s men have already secured top spot in Group C with six wins and one draw from their first seven matches.

They beat North Macedonia 7-0 in the return of this fixture and have to be fancied to end this campaign on a high.

England team news

Rico Lewis does get his chance as expected with Ollie Watkins up top.

Foden, Rice and Alexander-Arnold make up an exciting midfield with Grealish and Saka on the wings.

The Three Lions have arrived

England set to start with exciting midfield trio of Alexander-Arnold, Rice and Foden

England will test out a new-look midfield against North Macedonia tonight that will feature Trent Alexander-Arnold, Declan Rice and Phil Foden.

Three Lions manager Gareth Southgate has previously been criticised over his reliance on choosing a more defensive midfield but is set to take the handbrake off tonight.

Tonight's arena

Kane rested, Watkins in

England captain Harry Kane is rested for this one with Ollie Watkins getting his chance to impress.

Good evening!

And welcome to Mail Sport’s live coverage of North Macedonia vs England.

Team news to follow with kick-off at 7.45pm.


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