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England's World Cup qualifier in Andorra will go ahead despite a spectacular fire at the tiny country's national stadium which damaged the artificial pitch on the eve of the match.
The Three Lions are in the Pyrenees to take on the side ranked 156th in the world and trained at the Estadi Nacional on Friday lunchtime, before Gareth Southgate and stand-in skipper Kieran Trippier faced the media.
Shortly after England left the 3,300-capacity stadium, a fire broke out on the TV gantry, with black smoke filling the air as flames ripped through the structure in Andorra la Vella.
Stadium staff tried to get the blaze under control with sprinklers before the fire brigade arrived, with one onlooker saying welders had been working there when the fire started.
Part of the dugout melted and the fourth official shelter was destroyed, as was the video assistant referee's monitor.
The walls were blackened and there was debris on a part of the much-discussed artificial surface.
The Football Association was initially unsure whether there would be an impact on Saturday evening's qualifier, but the Andorran Football Federation confirmed the match is unaffected by the fire.
A spokesperson for the governing body said: "No personal harm has been reported, only material damages and the schedule will continue as foreseen ... The match will be played."
The clean-up operation was under way as Andorra trained on Friday evening, with cones laid out to show the area for players to avoid.
The damaged surface is set to be replaced before Saturday's game, with Andorra head coach Koldo Alvarez relaxed about the entire situation.
Meanwhile, Trippier reckoned he couldn't wait to lead England out in front of fans for the first time.
The 31-year-old has established himself as a key component of the Three Lions set-up since making his debut in a friendly against France in 2017.
Atletico Madrid full-back Trippier shone in the run to the 2018 World Cup semi-finals and will win his 35th cap in Andorra.
He skippered the national team in a friendly against Wales this time last year, but this will be the first time he will captain England in front of supporters.
"Unbelievable feeling," Trippier said. "I'm speechless, really, to captain my country and lead the boys out. Something I'll never, ever forget."