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FIFA World Cup 2022: Underdogs USA sparkle in an entertaining draw in opposition to Harry Kane’s England

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FIFA World Cup 2022: USA have been the higher workforce on the day however weren’t capable of finding the again of the web in opposition to England. Christian Pulisic was the brightest spark on the pitch, as the sport resulted in a 0-0 draw.

Doha,UPDATED: Nov 26, 2022 02:32 IST

Christian Pulisic takes a shot vs England. (Courtesy: Reuters)

By India Today Web Desk: England’s winless run in opposition to United States of America continued as they have been held to a 0-0 draw within the FIFA World Cup on Friday, 26 November. A irritating evening for England who weren’t given a lot of a sniff by the American facet, as they remained on the high of the desk with 4 factors from two video games.

Coming into the match, USA captain Tyler Adams had stated that he was extra afraid of spiders than the English workforce gave the impression to be true as USA galloped to an excellent begin. While they largely dominated the sport, England discovered an excellent likelihood within the ultimate seconds of the match, however captain Harry Kane’s header went large of the submit.

In phrases of match stats, England took 8 photographs whereas USA took 10, took 3 corners in opposition to USA’s 7. It actually regarded like that USA soccer dominated English soccer, however the groups couldn’t be separated in targets.

England have been speculated to be the dominant facet within the first half of the match, however that turned out removed from the reality as USA regarded comfy on the ball and took assault to the Harry Kane facet.

Christian Pulisic was the glowing star within the first 40 minutes of the sport, making a number of runs and hitting the crossbar with a robust left footed shot. USA’s soccer regarded engaging of their first match in opposition to Wales, and so they continued the identical utilizing the width to good impact. USA would have been kicking themselves on the finish of the half for not changing as they remained forward of England within the variety of photographs taken on the aim.

England regarded good in patches within the first 45 minutes, however the lacked substance within the ultimate third. The solely take a look at that the USA goalkeeper was put to was within the ultimate play of the primary half, when Mason Mount’s shot was parried away from the underside proper nook.

After the sport, England remained within the high of their group with 4 factors, whereas USA have been in third place with 2 factors to their title.

Edited By:

Kingshuk Kusari

Published On:

Nov 26, 2022