The Three Lions boss has kept faith in the side he had already picked, which means there are six changes from the team which beat San Marino 5-0 on Friday night
Poland captain Jakub Blaszczykowski was ruled out of the tie with an ankle injury incurred with club side Borussia Dortmund, so a first competitive cap is handed to 20-year-old winger Pawel Wszolek, who impressed in Friday’s friendly against South Africa.
Eugen Polanski was a doubt for the match after personal problems forced him to leave the squad, but he partners Stade de Reims defensive midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak in midfield.
Danny Welbeck’s double on Friday hasn’t prevented him from dropping to the bench, as Hodgson makes six changes to the side which beat San Marino 5-0 at Wembley.
Captain Steven Gerrard and Glen Johnson both return to the side after serving their suspensions, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kyle Walker dropping out.
Jermain Defoe, James Milner and Joleon Lescott - all previously rested because they were one yellow card away from a one-match ban - also start.
Ashley Cole makes his 99th appearance for England despite his recent foul-mouthed outburst on Twitter aimed at the Football Association, with Leighton Baines missing out.
Poland starting XI: Tyton; Piszczek, Wasilewski, Glik, Wawrzyniak; Krychowiak, Polanski; Wszolek, Obraniak, Grosicki, Lewandowski.
Subs: Kuszczak, Wojtkowiak, Komorowski, Borysiuk, Murawski, Skorupski, Mierzejewski, Sobota, Piech, Perquis, Sobiech.
England starting XI: Hart; G Johnson, Jagielka, Lescott, Cole; Milner, Gerrard, Carrick, Cleverley; Rooney; Defoe.
Subs: Walker, Ruddy, Baines, Cahill, Shawcross, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Shelvey, Lennon, Johnson, Carroll, Welbeck, Forster.