England and the USA face off in the most anticipated clash in FIFA World Cup group B. This second leg fixture of the group stage will take place on 26th November at the Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar. Team USA will want to make a statement by putting up a show against giants England. England will go up against them after facing Iran in their first match, whereas the USA will be playing Wales in their first encounter at the World Cup.
A win in this game will be vital for the qualification scenario from the group stages into the competition’s knockout stage. The powerhouse of world football, England, is not in the best of forms coming into the tournament, but their star players will undoubtedly look to step up on the big stage. They finished the fourth runner-up in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and would want to go all the way this time.
Fifa World Cup Official Broadcasters: England and USA
ENGLAND – The BBC and ITV share the television rights to telecast the FIFA World Cup in the United Kingdom. ITV will cover this second-leg group-stage match between England and USA. The games being telecasted are divided between the two television networks in the country. Football fans can follow the FIFA World Cup via these channels in the country.
USA – the broadcasting rights of the FIFA World Cup in the USA belong to the FOX network and Telemundo. The matches will be telecasted live on the Fox network in English and Telemundo in Spanish. American football fans can watch their favourite players in action on these channels.
Fixture Table for Both the Teams
England VS Iran
Khalifa International Stadium
USA VS Wales
Al Rayyan Stadium
England VS USA
Al Bayt Stadium
Iran VS USA
Al Thumama Stadium
England VS Wales
Al Rayyan Stadium
FIFA World Cup contenders England will take no prisoners and want to brush past their opponents. Their rivalry may not be as competitive as the women’s, but the boys from the states will want to make an impact and produce an upset. The feature clash of group B sees England take on the USA at the Al Bayt Stadium.
Things to Watch Out for
- Raheem Sterling finished the Euros as the top scorer for team England and will look to continue his good run for England at the World Cup.
- The last time these teams faced off in the FIFA World Cup, England was held to a draw by the USA. England will not want to repeat that result this time.
- USMNT player Brenden Aaronson who plays for Leeds in the premier league has been in great form lately. He will be crucial and must watch in their clash on 26th November.
Table of Fifa World Cup Squads
Jordan Pickford, Nick Pope, Dean Henderson, Aaron Ramsdale.
Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ben Chilwell, Conor Coady, Eric Dier, Marc Guehi, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, John Stones, Fikayo Tomori, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker.
Jude Bellingham, Mason Mount, Jordan Henderson, Declan Rice, James Ward-Prowse.
Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Harry Kane, Ivan Toney, Raheem Sterling, Bukayo Saka, Jarred Bowen, Tammy Abraham.
Matt Turner, Zack Steffan, Sean Johnson.
Walker Zimmerman, Antonee Robinson, Sergino Dest, DeAndre Yedlin, Cameron Carter- Vickers, Reggie Cannon, Aaron Long, Chris Richards, Sam Vines.
Weston McKennie, Tyler Adams, Kellyn Acosta, Yunus Musah, Luca de la Torre, Sebastian Lletget, Gio Reyna.
Christian Pulisic, Brendan Aaronson, Tim Weah, Jesus Ferreira, Paul Arriola, Jordan Pefok, Josh Sargent.
England and the USA have faced each other three times before, with both teams winning one game a piece and a draw.
1950: USA 1 – 0 ENGLAND
2010: USA 1 – 1 ENGLAND
2018: USA 0 – 3 ENGLAND
England has quickly gotten the better of the USA in their previous meeting and uses this as an inspiration in the upcoming FIFA World Cup fixture.