When the draw was made for the European section of qualifying for World Cup 2014, few would have given much thought to England having trouble getting through—Group H contains, alongside England, Montenegro, Ukraine, Poland, Moldova and San Marino.
Roy Hodgson's team beat co-hosts Ukraine in Euro 2012 and as top seeds were heavy favourites to progress at the beginning of the matches.
Two games on and things haven't gone 100 percent to plan for Hodgson and England, although they currently sit second, level on points with Montenegro above them and Poland below them.
England should certainly still have enough about them to top the group—but there are several issues to be sorted if they are to do so comfortably.
Here are eight reasons for concern in getting through Group H.