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England will face hostile crowds, an ambitious opponent and some bad memories for Wayne Rooney when the team plays Montenegro on Tuesday in a World Cup qualifier.
England cannot afford to lose to the Group H leaders. In Montenegro wins, the team would move five points ahead of England.
England coach Roy Hodgson, who is poised to make several changes to the team that routed San Marino 8-0 on Friday, says it will be a big match in front of the partisan crowd in Podgorica.
Hodgson says ''it will be tough, but we must do our best to get a win.''
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Roy Hodgson claims the mood inside the England camp remains upbeat ahead of Tuesday's crunch clash with Montenegro.
The Three Lions have every reason to enter Tuesday's 2014 World Cup qualifier in a positive frame of mind, with their last two outings having seen them claim the notable scalp of Brazil in a friendly contest and fire eight goals past San Marino.
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England have no injury concerns ahead of Tuesday's World Cup qualifier in Montenegro (kick-off 8pm GMT).
Roy Hodgson has confirmed Glen Johnson is fit to play after recovering from a toe injury, and the Liverpool right-back's return gives the visitors a clean bill of health going into the Group H game.
Victory would leave England top of the group, a point ahead of Montenegro...