England travel to Belgium today to look forward to reaching the UEFA Nations League final.
As the European Championships reach the horizon next summer, Southgate wants to see some opportunities to impress players ahead of the tournament.
England scored three points when the two teams last met, but the Three Lions will have to make another big performance tonight against world number one country.
Follow the steps on our live blog at 7:45 pm on GMT
England team news and squad
Reese James returns to Chelsea Marcus Rashford has been ruled out of the next two games with a shoulder injury due to suspension.
Connor Cody is also out after being found to have been in contact with someone before the England camp who tested positive for Kovid-19 via the NHS test and trace alert. Harry Maguire has also been suspended, leaving Southgate with fewer options for defense.
Goalkeepers: Dean Henderson (Man United), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Nick Pope (Burnley)
Defenders: Michael Keane (Everton), Ainsley Mightland-Niles (Arsenal), Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa), Declan Rice (West Ham), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Kieran Tripper (Atletico Madrid), Kyle Walker ( Chilwell (Chelsea), Eric Deere (Tottenham), Joe Gomez (Liverpool)
Midfielders: Mason Mount (Chelsea), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), James Ward-Plos (Southampton), Harry Winks (Tottenham), Phil Foden (Man City)
Forward: Dominic Calvert-Levine (Everton), Jack Greilish (Aston Villa), Tommy Abraham (Chelsea), Harry Kane (Tottenham), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Raheem Sterling (Man City)
Tonight, England’s Nations League campaign takes them to King Power Stadium at Louvre for their final group matches.
GMT starts at 7:45 pm, and now and then we have all the build-ups.
Welcome to the live coverage of the UEFA Nations League clash between Belgium and England tonight!