England vs Spain preview: What time does it start, what channel is it on, where can I watch it live?

A look ahead to the international friendly at Wembley

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It’s a big game for…

John Stones: The Manchester City centre-back came in for fierce criticism after misplacing a number of passes while trying to play out from the back against Scotland on Friday night. He has the perfect opportunity on Tuesday evening to learn from the kings of possession football, several of whom have played under Stones’ current manager Pep Guardiola at previous clubs.

Weird stat…

To find the last time that both England and Spain scored in a match against each other, you have to go all the way back to 1987. Since then there have been eight games, with the home side winning three and the Iberians winning the other five. However, England have won seven of the nine matches they have played at home against Spain.

Remember when…

England recorded their first victory over Spain in over 10 years after a Frank Lampard goal was enough to separate the sides in 2011. Spain were the reigning European and World Champions and manager Vicente Del Bosque put out a full-strength team at Wembley. Just two players from the starting XI for England that night are still in the national squad (Joe Hart and Theo Walcott).

Player to watch…

Vitolo: One of the more unfamiliar names on the Spain team sheet, the fleet-footed left-winger has been in fine form for club side Sevilla this season and represents one of the many new players that Spain have called up in recent times. He has scored three times already in just eight appearances for his national side.

Past three-meetings…

Spain 2 England 0
November 2015, International Friendly

England 1 Spain 0
November 2011, International Friendly

Spain 2 England 0
February 2009, International Friendly

Form guide…

England: DLWWDW

Spain: LWWDWW

Prediction

Vital information…

Kick-off time: 8:00pm, Tuesday November 15

TV: Live on ITV1

Odds…

England to win: 15/8

Scotland to win: 6/4

Draw: 11/5

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