The English played against the Americans twice in the World Cup – in 1950 they lost 0:1 (a result that caused a great stir at the time), and in 2010 they drew 1:1.
England face USA for the third time at the World Cup.England beat Iran 6-2 in their first World Cup meeting in Qatar and the USA drew 1-1 with Wales.
– Have we ever beaten America in a major tournament? No, I don’t think so. So tomorrow we will try to make history,” Southgate said in the pre-match press conference.
Southgate insisted England have a lot of respect for their opponents on Friday. We know many players from our league. We have to play as well as we can. Having played well in the first game – now let’s think we can win the next game.
England have won the World Cup only once – in 1966
The England manager has assured national team captain Harry Kane that he will be fit to play despite picking up an ankle injury against Iran.
England, who finished second in Europe, have been named favorites to win the World Cup. So far, the British have won the World Cup only once – in 1966, during the tournament held in England.
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