Is France vs England on TV? Channel, kick-off time and how to watch Lionesses tonight

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England travel to France requiring a win to boost their hopes of claiming an automatic qualification spot for Euro 2025 next summer.

The Lionesses were beaten by France in Newcastle on Friday night and will be out for revenge in Saint-Etienne in the second part of their double-header.

France have made a perfect start to qualifying with three wins from three, with defending European champions England on four points following a home draw against Sweden and win against Ireland.

Sarina Wiegman’s side trail group A3 leaders France by five points and are behind Sweden on goal difference, with only the top two teams going through to Euro 2025 automatically.

The Lionesses will want to avoid the play-offs but defeat against France would leave England with absolutely no margin for error ahead of their remaining fixtures at home to Ireland and away to Sweden next month.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the European qualifier.

When is France vs England?

It will kick off at 8pm BST on Tuesday 4 June

How can I watch it?

It will be shown live on ITV 4 and ITV X, with coverage getting underway from 7:15pm.

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What is the England team news?

Sarina Wiegman makes just the one change from the side that started the 2-1 defeat at St James’ Park, and that’s the enforced one with Hannah Hampton replacing the injured Mary Earps.

Apart from that, it’s as you were for the Lionesses. Leah Williamson skippers the side and stays in the back-four, with Millie Bright at centre-back and Lucy Bronze and Jess Carter full-back.

Keira Walsh and Georgia Stanway remain the pivot in midfield, with Ella Toone higher up. Beth Mead and Lauren Hemp are the wingers, with Alessia Russo leading the line once more.

Confirmed line-up

Hampton, Bronze, Bright, Williamson, Carter, Walsh, Toone, Stanway, Mead, Russo, Hemp