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England vs USMNT summary: score, goals, highlights 0-0 | Qatar World Cup 2022

Update:
Follow all the World Cup Group B action from the Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar - live online! Pulisic hit bar, McKennie missed easy chance.

England vs USA: as it happened

90+4

Or not! 

Game over!

​​​​​​​FT: England 0-0 USA

Well, it got quite nervy towards the end, but by the last 20 minutes, England had calculated that the best option was to leave the stadium with a draw, as coming out any further would have allowed a dangerous looking USA team to take advantage of the space. 

​​​​​​​They were solid throughout the game and limited England - who looked unstoppable after the Iran game - to a few clear chances. Turner made some good saves when he was called upon but he wasn't tested maybe as much as England would have hoped. 

What to say about England? They looked a bit 2018-y, with the main threat coming from set pieces and being quite unadventurous at times. Maguire was solid, if you're looking for positives, and, apart from Kane's golden chance right at the end, I can't think of a set piece for either team that didn't land on his head. Maybe if Maguire got on that, it would have been a different story. 

So, England are all but through; the USA will fight it out against, *checks notes*, Iran for the final place, next Tuesday. 

OK, that's all from me today, thank you for following along and we look forward to more World Cup action tomorrow!

Joe 

Tomorrow's schedule!

Here's what we've got coming up tomorrow on our live coverage:

 

France    vs   Denmark (woof!)

Stadium 974: 11:00 am ET / 08:00 am PT / 5:00 pm CEST

 

Argentina    vs    Mexico ​​​​​​​

(Lucky me - I'm on this one!) 

Lusail Stadium: 2:00 pm ET / 11:00 am PT / 8:00 pm CEST

Southgate quotes:

"People are going to react how they're going to react. I can't let that affect how I feel."

"We didn't feel it was right for Phil in the middle because he doesn't play there for his club."

"We weren't able to open up to create really good chances but we had to show another side of ourselves. To be a successful side in a tournament you've got to have those qualities​​​​​​​."

"Our two centre-backs were absolutely outstanding on the ball. To play with such composure against that pressing was unbelievable."​​​​​​​

Captain America wins player of the match!

If only that shot went a few yards lower, he'd have a winning goal to his name, too. 

So, England fans, how do you feel about that?

Happier than these guys? 

Kieran Trippier post-match:

"I don't think we missed an opportunity, we kept a clean sheet and had good chances."

"We respect the USMNT a lot, we knew it would be battle that we were going to have to match them physically."

"All we can do is recover... playing against Wales is always a final."

"We don't think about the comments, we believe in the team and will try to get as far as we can, game by game."

Here are how the Groups A & B look:

We still have some very exciting ties coming up next week!

Jules is just saying what we're all thinking

It wasn't a classic game, if we're being honest!

Declan Rice post-match:

"Not scoring one of those big chances in the first half I think killed us."

"I don't think it was a bad performance at all."

Harry Kane post-match:

"Today wasn't our best game, we did well on and off the ball, but we haven't conceded, which leaves us in a good position in the table."

Yunus Musah post-match comments:

"This team deserves everything."

"We just couldn't score, they were very well organised. It is difficult to create chances against them, but it's another point and we're happy."

"England have very good players, we don't fear them, which wouldn't help us. We respect them, but we're not scared."

"Every game is a final and every point is important."

The post-match comments will be coming up shortly...

Roy Keane in fine form this evening.

The ex-Manchester United midfielder is grumpy at the best of times, so I reckon he didn't much care for the stalemate we've just seen. 

How good was this guy tonight?

Adams, Yunus and McKennie is turning out to be a very exciting midfield in this tournament. 

Is Tyler the new Captain America?

Little Tyler Adams did everything. He even shouted at the ball, judging by the pitcure. 

Worring numbers for a disappointing England side

Poor Phil Foden, eh? Perhaps he could have been the magic man to break through the USA wall.

90+4

Free kick for the US, 50 yards out.

About to be launched in by Aaronson...

90+3

KANE HEADS JUST WIDE 

​​​​​​​THAT COULD HAVE BEEN IT

​​​​​​​Kane's head is in his hands and he is kneeling on the pitch, he can't believe he missed the free header from 6 yards out. 

90+2

Zimmerman makes a huge mistake in build up and he lays a stray pass right to Grealish, who sprints directly towards goal.

Tyler Adams makes a potentially game-saving challenge to stop the counter attack, conceding a free-kick out on the left. 

90

4 minutes added on.

​​​​​​​Corner for England.

​​​​​​​Maguire makes contact but it's a weak effort and Turner catches.

89

Nerves from England as the US break down the left before a switch of play leaves Weah on his own in the right channel with the ball. 

Chant of U-S-A ring around but his cut-back is weak. 

88

Gio Reyna doesn't read the run correctly and his through ball doesn't hit Sargent and is cleared. 

87

A shot from Rashford, for whom a gap opened up on the left corner of the box after various lay-offs from teammates to each other. He bends a shot towards the far corner but Turner collects with ease.

87

The clock is ticking on: England look increasingly comfortable with a draw; the USA look increasingly comforatable with having a rest.

85

Free kick to England out on the left, whipped in by Shaw and cleared by Zimmerman. 

England don't look too keen to play things quickly. 

84

It's Sargent up top, with Pulisic on the left and Reyna out on the right. 

The midfield three is Adams at the base behind Yunus and Brenden Aaronson. 

​​​​​​​6 minutes to go, plus added time.

83

More USMNT changes

Reyna and Sargent ON

Weah and Wright OFF

82

A nice string of passes from the US out on the right, Weah, Moore and Aaronsson all involved.

80

A nice counter-attack from the US, with Pulisic driving through the centre channel. He plays the ball out to Weah but Maguire slides in well, just outside the box.

80

Moore introduces himself into the game by fouling Grealish, who isn't best pleased about it. 

79

Close from Pulisic, who tries to slide a ball into Wright down the left channel, but it runs out of play.

77

Changes for both sides

USMNT: McKennie and Dest OFF, Aaronson and Moore ON

​​​​​​​ENGLAND: Saka OFF, Rashford ON

​​​​​​​Lots of cheers for Rashford. He is a lovely lad.

76

Brenden Aaronson to come on, which could be good, as he likes running around more than a box of puppies.

75

McKennie tries to thread a ball through to Pulisic on the edge of the box but he's surrounded by white shirts and loses out. 

73

Are the USA getting tired? They're doing a lot more pointing as players fail to press as they have been. 

Kane is given the ball in the box and tries to turn, but it's stabbed away. The USA dropping deeper. 

71

England have obviously been told to step it up a gear or Jordan Henderson will shout at them. He's doing a lot of it so far. 

70

Grealish with his best Vinicius Jr impression as he dances left then right then into the box from the wing before remembering he's from Birmingham not Brazil and falls over. 

70

Kane finds the ball on the edge of the box and, for some reason, nobody in a blue shirt decides to tackle him. The striker spins and tries to force a pass through the defence, but it's blocked. England stepping it up.

69

Shaw sends a cross in from the left but Ream heads away. 

68

Subs! First move, Gareth...

Bellingham and Sterling off

Henderson and Grealish on

66

Nice work from Kane as he slips in Saka down the right, but the Arsenal man's cross is gobbled up by his friend Turner. 

65

England are taking their time with set-pieces, obviously looking to take the frantic feel out of the game. They've struggled to see anything in the past 10 minutes.

64

Musah and Weah have forced 8 turnovers each so far. Amazing work-rate. 

Corner number 6 for the US. Maguire?

All the US players have a quick meeting outside the box, before running in together. 

Pulisic's corner flies over them all. He wasn't involved in the meeting.

62

A shot from Pulisic from the edge of the box bounces off the leg of a defender and almost sits up for Weah, who was sniffing around inside the box. 

​​​​​​​They're definitely on top again now.

61

A hat-trick of defensive headers for Maguire! Somebody give him the match ball!

The ball is back with the US defence in their own half as Berhalter's side look to build again.

60

Maguire with another header away from a second corner.

Third corner coming up...

59

Zimmerman was there! On his own! The cross was near perfect and luckily Maguire was there to send the ball far away. 

0 (zero) England players had followed the American defender on his run.

57

Corner to the US after good work from Pulisic, who's been a bit quiet so far. 

56

Every time the ball gets to Musah, something happens. 

A slow build up from the US switched into a high-speed race once the Valencia man got on the ball, almost resulting in a nice cut-back from Weah reaching a teammate. 

55

Nice play from England to get through the overloads from the US. That's more like it, lads. 

Rice has dropped a lot deeper this half to get a bit more time on the ball, since I don't even think he knew what colour it was in the first half.

53

The game has suddenly lost a lot of its shape and has become a bit scrappy. I blame Tyler Adams. 

Quite a few stoppages for naughty fouls and nobody is getting into a flow. 

50

Bellingham has been a lot quieter today than against Iran: the US midfield are doubling up well on him, and rightly so. I want to see more, however - Birmingham did not retire his number for this! (yes, they really did that).

49

CHANCE FOR USA

Pulisic picks up the ball deep in his own half and runs 40 yards before laying it off to Weah, whose shot from the left side of the box is deflected to McKennie, alone on the other corner. 

​​​​​​​His shot is fired over. 

47

The USA have England pinned back right now as they play the ball around the box.

46

Great work from Adams to win the ball and Musah picks up where he left off, driving forward with the ball. A strong opening minute.

46

And we're off again! Weah restarts the match. 

Team huddle from the US, who are out early, Adams is giving a speech.

England are emerging from the tunnel now.

We're nearly ready for the second half!

Leeds are happy with Adams

The USMNT captain grew into the game well and no doubt caused a lot of frustration between the England players, as he likes to do. 

Sofascore says...

Well, that it's pretty even. And, according to the boffins, McKennie's chance was the best of the lot. 

Statsbomb confirming my suspicions

A half of two halves, it seems. Let's see who blinks first and moves the chess pieces to break the stalemate. 

45+1

Half time!

​​​​​​​HT: England 0-0 USA

I thought the USA were going to be in for a tough night after the first few minutes, as England's quality would have always shown in a game of ping-pong. As the game settled, my early suspicions were confirmed: England started to play as they did against Iran, keeping the ball at the back before feeding Bellingham, Kane or Saka and asking them to create goalscoring chances, which they kindly did. Kane himself came close after good work from the aforementioned other two, and that's where the US remembered they too were allowed to try and score. 

Pulisic switched into gear, as did Yunus and McKennie. Adams started to recover more of the balls and feed the midfielders who could then find Pulisic or Weah to create chances. ​​​​​​​

The best chance of the game was from Harry Kane, but Pulisic's efforts towards the end - as well as McKennie's close-range hit - will have the England team talking about serious danger in the dressing room. It remains to be seen if Pickford can hear Southgate, as his ears are probably still ringing from the crack that came when Pulisic fired a thunderbolt at the crossbar. 

A very 50/50 game, and both teams will be simultaneously happy and worried about their performance. England had the better start, but the US will be pleased about how they survived the pressure and created some good moments for themselves.

45+1

One minute added

45+1

HUGE SAVE FROM TURNER

​​​​​​​A shot from the edge of the box from Mount, hit low and hard to Turner's right, but he gets down well and shows a strong hand to push the ball away. 

45

CHANCE!

Shaw with excellent work, making up for his recent defensive weakness. 

He charges down the left and slips the ball through a defenders legs before playing a low cut-back to Saka, but his shot is spooned over. 

44

Robinson tries to trap the ball but it rolls through his legs, Rob Green style. Slaps himself in the face as a punishment. 

43

CLOSE AGAIN FROM THE USA

Pulisic this time, with a header after a good cross from the right. Pickford cooly lets it bounce wide, but it was a close one. 

41

I think I'm going to say that the tide has turned in the game, ​​​​​​​and the USA are now officially on top of England. 

41

CLOSE FROM DEST

Dest gets the ball on the right wing after a nice flick from Weah. He runs down the pitch and cuts inside, with options in the box, but he chooses to shoot, which is deflected away. Wrong decision.

39

Weah with a cross from the right that flies over everyone's head. There's some joy to be had down that side, that's for sure. 

38

McKennie with some good pressure on Luke Shaw who he scares and the left-back accidentally lets the ball run out of play. Met with huge olés from the crowd. 

36

A loose ball in the USA box causes fright and terror for all, and somehow it's easily cleared away by Turner after Mount attempts to put in a looping cross. 

35

England get a free kick from deep, which they send to Maguire's forehead (obviously) but it's cleared. So far, the US have dealt well with the long balls and crosses from Southgate's side. 

33

PULISIC OFF THE BAR

McKennie started off the move with one of those silly spins Antony does for Brazil.

He runs down the right channel and the ball makes it over to Pulisic on the left corner of the box. Captain America smacks the poor ball with all his super-strength and it rattles off the corner of the crossbar.

Pickford was nowhere near it.  ​​​​​​​

32

Mount down now holding his face after McKennie's arm touches the Chelsea player's chest. I hope he survives!  

31

Foul from Rice on Musah, who rolls about 10 yards holding his leg before realising he's right as rain. 

30

Half an hour in, and Kane has still come closest with the toe poke from close-range. 

The US have gradually grown into the game slowly, but they've shown that they're definitely no Iran. 

28

SAVE FROM PICKFORD!

Musah with the effort from the edge of the box. It hit a defender and took an awkward bounce, could have gone anywhere. ​​​​​​​

25

When England's centre-backs have the ball (and they do a lot),​​​​​​​ Rice is well covered by the USA press. 

The problem is that Stones manages to point straight ahead and pass it between the lines to a midfielder, who is unmarked by any of the three of the USA. 

25

McKENNIE WITH A CHANCE

​​​​​​​He hit a shot from 10 yards out over the bar after a cross from the right; England had dropped back but nobody was marking the midfielder. 

24

Close from Sterling as he gets it on the left wing before dancing into the box. Zimmerman gets dizzy and falls over but manages to hack it away. 

21

The game has settled down into a pattern of England having the ball and the USMNT trying to steal it in the middle third, at which point they'll all fire forward into the space behind Maguire and Stones. 

It has worked once in 20 minutes.

20

Yunus steals the ball from Bellingham and the US launch a counter attack down the right with Dest, but it ends up in the hands of Pickford. Better from Berhalter's side. 

18

England fans reply to USA chants with a lovely rendition of Hey Jude. Lots of people in Qatar are fans of The Beatles, I see. 

17

Half chance for USA as McKennie swings in a cross to Wright, but his header goes wide. 

A pretty forced attempt at creating a chance, perhaps patience was the correct option. A sign on nerves. 

16

Ream has had a few moments where Kane's movement deep into the midfield line has caused him to doubt his own position. Saka is doing the same on the right; Robinson doesn't know when to stay and when to go. 

England look the better side at the moment.

15

The crowd don't seem bothered, as chants of U-S-A ring out from around the ground...

14

MORE TROUBLE FOR THE USA

​​​​​​​Saka (again) down the right plays a cross in and Kane almost meets it with an overhead kick.

12

Nerves at the back for the US, as England do what did against Iran and draw them out with slow possession before snapping into action. 

A warning shot. Literally. 

11

A bit of madness in the ensuing corner which ends with Maguire forgetting he's not Thierry Henry and launching a shot into the stands. 

10

HUGE CHANCE FOR KANE!

Bellingham makes a run with the ball down the middle and lays it off on the right to Saka, who puts a low cross in.

​​​​​​​Kane pokes a toe at the ball from a few yards out but Turner makes a great save.​​​​​​​ That should probably be 1-0.

8

This is shaping up to be a chess game: England going long when they think Saka can get the better of Robinson but apart from that, they're happy to pass around the press. 

 

7

Yunus with some lovely footwork to glide past a challenge in the middle of the pitch - does he have a Brazilian grandparent?

7

Ping, ping, ping from the USA as they work it right to left. 

England scramble back and make a tackle on Leeds United's Tyler Adams. 

5

Hm, it actually looks like a 4-4-2 off the ball from the US, which will add another player in the middle line for them. They're trying to block off the routes to Rice and Bellingham, which is an understandable move. 

4

Pretty lively inside the stadium, and the quick, intense start from the USA has definitely helped. 

Robinson makes a heroic run with the ball down the left wing but Trippier stops him. No real flow to the game, it's not settled down yet. 

2

McKennie fouled out wide after some nice tiki-taka from the USA. Tyler Adams decides he doesn't like where the foul happened and puts the ball in a completely different place. 

1

USA immediately press high, England go long. It seems like a narrow setup off the ball from Berhalter, like against Wales. 

1

Here we go!

England in all white and will kick us off left to right; USA in all blue. 

Think the England fans didn't expect it to start when it did, spent the whole time trying to catch up with the music. A good roar, just like a lion, afterwards, mind. 

US anthem a lot more coherently sang, but not by the players. Turner with the best effort, in my opinion. A good fistful of the badge at the end. 

Tyler Adams leads the USMNT out; Kane does the same for the Three Lions. 

Time for the National anthems - who can take the early lead?

Al bayt Stadium

Everything's all set!

Fireworks? Check!

Light show? Check!

Giant World Cup? Check!​​​​​

Players in the tunnel... we're ready to go!

The USMNT are still on the pitch.

England have run inside for their final team talk; the US are still kicking it around on the field. 

Some interesting choices of attire from USA fans

Fair play, I say. I don't know where you'd buy a full-face rubber eagle mask, but each to their own. 

Fifteen miniutes to go!

Warm ups underway...

England are on the pitch, I'm seeing star jumps and side-steps as well as ball dribbling up and down. Bukayo Saka is smiling, as per usual. ​​​​​​​

Sorry, USA fans, Harry ​​​​​​​Kane also looks to be moving just fine. 

Here's Group B, as it stands

I'm getting jelly legs, and I'm not even playing! (obviously)

1. England - 3 points (1 game played)

2. Iran - 3 points (2 games played)

3. USA - 1 point (1 game played)

4. Wales - 1 point (2 games played)

Harry Kane on the verge of a record...

Harry 'the Hurricane' Kane - has anyone else ever done that before? - has scored 51 goals for England and is just two goals away from all-time top-scorer, Wayne Rooney, who has 53.

​​​​​​​Will he break the record tonight?

Tactical lineups time!

My best friends at Sofascore have given us the tactical lineups for the game. Saka and Bellingham did quite well last time out, it seems. Mr Pickford, not so much. 

Al Bayt Stadium England vs USA

Here's the view from inside!

The stadium is absolutely ginormous: 68,895 seats, to be exact. Were it in England, it would be the third biggest in the country, after Wembley and Old Trafford. 

The teams have arrived

Both teams are in the stadium and it is filling up nicely with fans! 

The clock is ticking down nicely now...

The game at the Khalifa International Stadium has just finished.

FT: Netherlands   1-1   Ecuador. 

​​​​​​​You know what that means... well, yes, that Qatar have officially been knocked out of their own World Cup.

But more importantly, England vs USA is up next!

USMNT starting XI

Here is Gregg Berhalter's team for the game: Haji Wright is chosen alongside Pulisic and Weah. Interesting!

England's starting XI confirmed!

No changes from the Iran game for Southgate's side. Kane up front, as hoped.

I told you they were the lively ones!

Soccer? Football? I'm going with the latter, sorry guys.

Seems to be pretty lively outside the Al Bayt right now!

USA fans making all the noise pre-game!

P.S: For your information, I just had a good think about making a Thanksgiving pun somewhere there, but I couldn't think of any. You're welcome.

My family told me to stop telling Thanksgiving jokes today, but I said I couldn't quit cold turkey.

That's my only one of the day, I promise. I'm done. 

Look away, Rob Green fans.

Here are the stats from the last time the two sides met.

Just 0.6xG for the USA, but one very famous goal. That Jabulani ball, eh. 

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The players shouldn't be long in arriving so we can see who's there and who isn't. While we wait, here's how Brazil 2-0 Serbia played out last night. It includes my very professional reaction to *that* Richarlison goal. 

A quick update:

Woof. Gonzalo Plata just hit the crossbar.

It's currently Netherlands    1-1   ​​​​​​​ Ecuador​​.​​​​

Check out the live feed.

Ouch, Wayne.

Mr Wayne Rooney thinks England are going to give the USMNT a good ol' shellacking tonight. I don't agree with you, Wayne. Neither in your prediction nor your decision to wear that cap. 

The USMNT kits are ready to go

I was wondering about a nice comparison but I cannot think of anything that has the same colours as that lovely USA kit. I want one, though. 

USA pre-match preview

Gregg Berhalter's side had the classic 'game of two halves' against Wales: they started brighter than a medium-sized star but Kieffer Moore got the better of them after the break and they folded in the second half. 

The team really struggled with his physical presence in the last 45 minutes of the game and he created all sorts of problems for the defence with his ability to take the ball down from any height, angle or speed, which, when put like that, sounds like a legitimate reason to have a problem. 

Against Harry Kane things may be different, as the Spurs striker loves to drop deep and float out wide, dragging defenders with him as he goes on his adventures around the pitch. The defence will also have to watch out as Kane likes to, let's say 'draw a foul' in and around the box. 

Leeds United's Tyler Adams will have a tough job marshalling the middle of the pitch as Kane flits in and out like a nosy neighbour. 

Up front, the USA will have to find the same spark Weah gave them for the goal, as apart from that, I can't see the England defence being troubled too heavily going off what we saw against Wales. Direct running, vertical passing and quick movement may make Harry Maguire sweat as the defender sometimes has problems doing defender things.

No, I'm not going to make a prediction. But you can do that if you like. Tell me on Twitter @j4brennan or @English_AS. 

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The inside of the stadium is looking just as lovely as the outside

Not a bad venue for this game, eh?

Joe's pre-match preview: England

Ok, I thought I'd give my, well, thoughts on how the game might go. 

England come into this match after the 6-2 win against Iran (that you can read about below) and their squad seem full of confidence and happy people, which can never be underestimated in a short tournament. 

England looked quite different to how they did in previous tournaments, where we saw them be very slow and stodgy and look like they had stones in their boots.

Instead, we saw them play their usual game of ball possession at the back, but with an explosive (and decisive) twist: Southgate's side were happy to keep the ball in deep areas and slowly watch Iran creep forwards like sneaky lions, and when England saw they had enough space in the middle - BANG - they would pounce and find the wide players: Saka, Grealish, Rashford and even Kane at times, who would all exploit the space Iran were tricked into giving them. 

It looked very fun and England obviously scored more goals than most people have fingers on one hand, but the context of the game must be taken into account: poor Iran had bigger fish to fry and, if we're honest, didn't look in the right headspace for a World Cup group game. 

The big question then is: can England still play the way they did last time, against a USA team that will look to scare the heebie-jeebies out of them? 

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Here's how England got on last time out in Group B, although tonight is likely to be a totally different game.

Southgate press conference:

"Tomorrow's game will be very different to the first match. They are a team that press the ball really well,” he said.

“With respect, a level of player which has experience of playing in top European leagues. In terms of tomorrow it is not going to be a game in the pattern of the previous one.”

“We have never beaten [the USA] in a tournament.”

And you’re right, Gareth. The USA won in 1950, 1993 and 2010.

You like those balmy nights where it is a nice temperature [just like tonight!], the pitches have been fantastic. I am very happy in the environment we're playing in.”

Gregg Berhalter pre-match:

"I believe is that on our best day we can beat anyone in the world, anyone," the manager told the media.

"It's a great honour to play in the World Cup, but we don't want to just be participants. We want to perform."

In more important news, Berhalter postponed the USMNT Thanksgiving dinner! Talk about building team morale!

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Tyler Adams pre-match comments:

England are still a big team at the end of the day, but the intimidation factor? I wouldn't say there's many things out there that intimidate me, other than spiders,” the USMNT captain said at the USA’s pre-match press conference.

“So it's fine for me, but obviously I've got to play against all those big players, so I've done it before.

But we also want to show what we're capable of and that U.S. soccer is developing and growing in the right way.

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Al Bayt Stadium

Here we are at the Al Bayt stadium

Doesn't it look lovely. 

We've seen Qatar 0-2 Ecuador and Morocco 0-0 Croatia so far here. Let's hope for some more goals tonight! 

USMNT team news:

Gregg Berhalter has his entire squad available, including Yunus Musah, who was a doubt during the week. 

The big question regarding the USMNT is whether or not we see Gio Reyna in the starting XI. The Borussia Dortmund forward is a more dynamic option than Josh Sargent and may provide that extra burst of danger against England-s defence.

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England team news:

Despite Harry Kane’s ankle scare earlier in the week, scans have come back OK and he’s fit to start this evening. “He’s good. He’s worked a little bit more individually today, but he’ll be back in with the team tomorrow and all good for the game,” Southgate said.

Kyle Walker may feature today, after missing the first game. The right-back has been injured for a while but is on the list of available players.

James Maddison was left inside (that sounds sad, doesn't it, Maddison looking out of the window while all of his friends play outside in the sunshine) while the rest of the team trained outdoors, so will have to wait and see if he can make his World Cup debut.

Here is how the group stands after the Wales defeat:

England have three points, as do Qatar; USA and Wales sit behind them with one each.

The Wales loss has definitely thrown an Iranian cat amongst the... American pigeons. Does that work?

Hello and welcome along to the AS USA live feed of… yes! It’s England vs USA!

It’s Joe here and I’ll be guiding you through all the fun and excitement of this humongous game in Group B.

A win will see England progress to the next round, while a loss for Wales has given the USA a huge chance of coming second if they grab results from their next two games.

 

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