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Match of the Day Live


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England v Poland
England's World Cup fate could hang in the balance at Old Trafford in Manchester as they face Poland (kick-off 7.45) in their final Group Six qualifier.
If England defeated Austria last Saturday at this same venue, a similar result tonight will send them directly through to next summer's tournament in Germany. Anything less and Sven-Goran Eriksson 's men may face the unappealing prospect of a play-off.
The home side will be hoping for a repeat of the 2-1 win from the reverse game in Warsaw, with Spurs striker Jermain Defoe marking his first international start with a superbly taken goal. But no game against tonight's opponents can fail to mention the infamous night in 1973 when failure to beat the Poles at Wembley cost England a place in the World Cup finals.
Gary Lineker hosts. Commentary by John Motson and Graham Le Saux. The match is repeated at 1.10am. Editor Paul Armstrong INTERACTIVE: rolling highlights, in-vision scores, audio options, statistics and news available via the red handset button


Unknown: Sven-Goran Eriksson
Unknown: Jermain Defoe
Unknown: Gary Lineker
Commentary By: John Motson
Commentary By: Graham Le Saux.
Editor: Paul Armstrong

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