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Jordan Henderson will lead England out for the crucial World Cup qualifier against Slovakia at Wembley on Monday night, where manager Gareth Southgate wants his players to bring the crowd to their feet.

Liverpool midfielder Henderson led the team in Malta on Friday, where a 4-0 victory margin flattered an England side whose disappointing performance was booed by some travelling fans.

But with England knowing victory will take them to the brink of a place in next year's finals in Russia, Southgate wants his stars to raise their game for the occasion.

Victory would take Southgate's team five points clear of Slovakia with two games to play, and he is hoping to see a vibrant England display.

He said there was "no point in changing" the captaincy, even though he has yet to appoint a full-time skipper following Wayne Rooney's international retirement, so Henderson keeps the armband.

And Southgate added: "It's a great opportunity for us, a home game. We are playing good opposition so we've got to make sure we are tactically prepared, which we will be, but also we've got to have belief in the team that we've got.

"We've got some exciting players and we want to show that.

"We know the task we have; we know the opportunity. The whole country wants to be at a World Cup.

"It's a great opportunity for the Wembley crowd to get behind us as well.

"We have a responsibility to get them on their feet. But equally everywhere we go around the world, the opposition crowds really give the team a lift.

"This result can virtually get us to Russia so everybody wants that and it would be great if we get the level of support that I know that stadium can bring."

You can watch England take on Slovakia live on ITV and the ITV hub tomorrow night from 7:15pm