England v USA World Cup prediction, tips, team news, kick-off time and date

Can Southgate's side spank the Stars and Stripes?

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England can guarantee their passage into the World Cup last 16 by beating the USA in their second Group B fixture on Friday evening.

The Three Lions kicked off their Qatar 2022 campaign with a 6-2 thumping of sorry Iran but are set to face a stiffer test of their credentials against the Stars and Stripes, who opened their tournament by drawing with Wales.

England boast eight wins from 11 meetings with the USA but have yet to beat them in two previous World Cup matches, the most recent being the 1-1 draw in 2010 when Rob Green failed to stop Clint Dempsey’s pearoller.

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Gregg Berhalter’s team were denied all three points against Wales on Monday as Gareth Bale’s late penalty cancelled out Tim Weah’s first-half strike.

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England v USA date and kick-off time

England v USA is scheduled to kick off at 19:00 GMT on Friday, November 25. You can watch the match live on ITV1 and RTÉ2.

England v USA team news

Captain Harry Kane has been passed fit after a scan on his ankle. Harry Maguire was forced off during the second half of England’s win against Iran due to illness but is expected to be fit to face the USA and earn his 50th cap. James Maddison was ruled out of the Three Lions’ opener and did not feature in training on Thursday.

England predicted lineup: Pickford; Trippier, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Bellingham, Rice, Mount; Sterling, Saka, Kane

USA predicted lineup: Turner; Dest, Zimmerman, Ream, Robinson; McKennie, Adams, Aaronson; Weah, Sargent, Pulisic

England v USA betting

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England v USA tips

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England v USA prediction

Mark Lawrenson: England played well, they started off at a high tempo. They scored early and put it to bed early against a dire Iran side. They’ll be sweating on Harry Kane’s fitness even though that scan seems to be okay. He’s had a few ankle injuries over the years. USA will swarm all over them like bees but I just don’t see a USA victory. I see a narrow 2-1 win to England.

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