November 10, 2017 18:23 GMT by dailymail.co.uk

England vs Germany LIVE plus Italy vs Sweden WC play-off

England vs Germany LIVE plus Italy vs Sweden WC play-off

England's preparations for the 2018 World Cup begin at Wembley on Friday night as a threadbare squad host holders Germany. Join Sportsmail's JAMES DUTTON for all the action.

England's preparations for the 2018 World Cup begin at Wembley on Friday night as a threadbare squad host holders Germany.

Gareth Southgate's squad have been hit by a litany of injury withdrawals, with Jack Cork, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Tammy Abraham all set to start for the first time.

Elsewhere Italy host Sweden in a first-leg World Cup play-off, while Wales go to Paris to face France in a friendly.

Join Sportsmail's JAMES DUTTON for all the LIVE action on what is set to be a busy night across the continent... 

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