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worldcup: Albania - England Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

AlbaniaAlbaniaAir Albania Stadium - TiranaSunday 28 March 2021
18.00CET (18.00 local time)
Group I - Matchday 2
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
05/09/2001QR (GS)England - Albania2-0
NewcastleOwen 43, Fowler 88
28/03/2001QR (GS)Albania - England1-3
TiranaSkela 90; Scholes 65, Owen 73, Cole 90
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
26/04/1989QR (GS)England - Albania5-0
LondonLineker 5, Beardsley 12, 64, Waddle 72, Gascoigne 88
08/03/1989QR (GS)Albania - England0-2
TiranaBarnes 16, Robson 63
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Albania20022002----4004112
England22002200----4400121

Last updated 31/03/2021 10:37CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Albania - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Etrit Berisha10/03/198932SPAL - 1000
-Thomas Strakosha19/03/199526Lazio - 0000
-Gentian Selmani09/03/199823Boluspor - 0000
Defenders
-Frédéric Veseli20/11/199228Salernitana - 0000
-Erjon Hoxhallari15/10/199525Tirana - 0000
-Arlind Ajeti25/09/199327Reggiana - 0000
-Elseid Hysaj02/02/199427Napoli - 1000
-Berat Djimsiti19/02/199328Atalanta*1000
-Ardian Ismajli30/09/199624Spezia - 1000
-Hysen Memolla03/07/199228Diósgyőr - 0000
-Albi Doka26/06/199723HNK Gorica - 0000
Midfielders
-Ermir Lenjani05/08/198931Grasshoppers - 1100
-Ledian Memushaj07/12/198634Pescara*1000
-Qazim Laci19/01/199625Ajaccio - 1000
-Keidi Bare28/08/199723Espanyol - 1000
-Myrto Uzuni31/05/199525Ferencváros - 1000
-Ylber Ramadani12/04/199624VB - 0000
-Sherif Kallaku01/03/199823Lokomotiva Zagreb - 0000
-Klaus Gjasula14/12/198931Hamburg*1000
Forwards
-Sokol Çikalleshi27/07/199030Konyaspor*1000
-Rey Manaj24/02/199724Barcelona*1000
-Florian Kamberi08/03/199526Aberdeen - 0000
-Armando Broja10/09/200119Vitesse - 1000
Coach
-Edoardo Reja10/10/194575 - 1000
England - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Sam Johnstone25/03/199328West Brom - 0000
-Dean Henderson12/03/199724Man. United - 0000
-Nick Pope19/04/199228Burnley - 1000
Defenders
-Kieran Trippier19/09/199030Atlético - 1000
-Kyle Walker28/05/199030Man. City - 0000
-Conor Coady25/02/199328Wolves - 1000
-Luke Shaw12/07/199525Man. United - 0000
-John Stones28/05/199426Man. City - 1000
-Harry Maguire05/03/199328Man. United - 0000
-Ben Chilwell21/12/199624Chelsea - 1000
-Reece James08/12/199921Chelsea - 1000
-Tyrone Mings13/03/199328Aston Villa*1000
Midfielders
-Raheem Sterling08/12/199426Man. City - 1100
-James Ward-Prowse01/11/199426Southampton - 1100
-Jesse Lingard15/12/199228West Ham - 1000
-Mason Mount10/01/199922Chelsea - 1000
-Declan Rice14/01/199922West Ham - 0000
-Phil Foden28/05/200020Man. City - 1000
-Jude Bellingham29/06/200317Dortmund - 1000
-Kalvin Phillips02/12/199525Leeds - 1000
Forwards
-Harry Kane28/07/199327Tottenham - 0000
-Dominic Calvert-Lewin16/03/199724Everton - 1200
-Ollie Watkins30/12/199525Aston Villa - 1100
Coach
-Gareth Southgate03/09/197050 - 1000

Last updated 28/03/2021 09:30CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeOrel Grinfeeld (ISR)
  • Assistant refereesRoy Hassan (ISR) , Idan Yarkoni (ISR)
  • Fourth officialGal Leibovitz (ISR)
  • UEFA DelegateGanna Bordiugova (UKR)
  • UEFA Referee observerVladimir Antonov (MDA)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Orel Grinfeeld21/08/1981269

FIFA Wold Cup matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
08/10/2017WCQRLithuaniaEngland0-1Vilnius

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
01/10/2015UELGSFC Lokomotiv MoskvaKF Skënderbeu2-0Moscow
05/11/2015UELGSTottenham HotspurRSC Anderlecht2-1London
15/03/2016UYLQFChelsea FCAFC Ajax1-0Surrey
29/09/2016UELGSManchester United FCFC Zorya Luhansk1-0Manchester
08/10/2017WCQRLithuaniaEngland0-1Vilnius
02/11/2017UELGSOlympique LyonnaisEverton FC3-0Decines
21/02/2019UELR32Chelsea FCMalmö FF3-0London
24/06/2019U21GS-FTCroatiaEngland3-3Serravalle
22/10/2019UCLGSManchester City FCAtalanta BC5-1Manchester

Last updated 26/03/2021 11:19CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Albania

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group I - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    England1100503
    Albania1100103
    Poland1010331
    Hungary1010331
    Andorra1001010
    San Marino1001050
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Andorra 0-1 Albania
    0-1 Lenjani 41
    Berisha, Lenjani (81 Roshi), Hysaj, Djimsiti, Bare, Gjasula, Memushaj (62 Laci), Manaj (62 Uzuni), Kumbulla, Çikalleshi (81 Broja), Ismajli
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Albania-England
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    San Marino-Albania
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Poland-Albania
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Albania-Hungary
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Albania-San Marino
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Hungary-Albania
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Albania-Poland
  • Matchday 9 (12/11/2021)
    England-Albania
  • Matchday 10 (15/11/2021)
    Albania-Andorra

England

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    England 5-0 San Marino
    1-0 Ward-Prowse 14, 2-0 Calvert-Lewin 21, 3-0 Sterling 31, 4-0 Calvert-Lewin 53, 5-0 Watkins 83
    Pope, James (46 Trippier), Chilwell, Ward-Prowse, Stones (46 Mings), Coady, Lingard, Phillips, Calvert-Lewin (63 Watkins), Sterling (46 Foden), Mount (46 Bellingham)
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Albania-England
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    England-Poland
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Hungary-England
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    England-Andorra
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Poland-England
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Andorra-England
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    England-Hungary
  • Matchday 9 (12/11/2021)
    England-Albania
  • Matchday 10 (15/11/2021)
    San Marino-England

Last updated 26/03/2021 10:20CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
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