Phil Jagielka believes England's mix of experience and talented youngsters can help to produce the goods in the upcoming 2014 World Cup qualifiers.

Wins against Montenegro and Poland at Wembley would see the Three Lions seal their place at next summer's World Cup finals in Brazil.

"We all know the task that lies ahead," Jagielka is quoted as saying on talkSPORT. "I think there are quite a few people who've got the experience of being in similar situations before, so they've got big roles to play.

"We've also got some young lads with fantastic ability, so we're massively confident we can go out there and put on a good performance which can hopefully produce goals."

Despite the Everton captain's confidence, he acknowledges that England should already have booked their place in Brazil, and knows the games won't be easy.

"They're going into this game as confident as us due to the fact they've picked up draws against us before, and they're still in with a chance of trying to qualify themselves," he added.

"I was there when we drew the game away at Montenegro, as a team they've got a fantastic unit together. They put us under a lot of pressure, they are progressing and they're confident as well.

The 31-year-old is set to start at centre-back for England and will be playing alongside team-mate Leighton Baines, who will likely come in for the injured Ashley Cole.

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