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England v USA live scores and latest World Cup 2022 updates – Christian Pulisic hits the crossbar in Qatar

England squad sings national anthem before facing USA in Group B clash

England take on the USA in Group B of the World Cup on Friday in Qatar. The Three Lions won their opening game in style against Iran, cruising to a 6-2 victory as Bukayo Saka, Jude Bellingham, Raheem Sterling and Jack Grealish all on the scoresheet for Gareth Southgate’s side.

Harry Kane has shaken off an injury scare and is fit to play after undergoing a scan on his ankle this week, while Harry Maguire has also declared himself ready to start following an illness. Southgate has therefore named an unchanged team.

England will want to end an unwanted record and claim their first victory over the USA at a World Cup. The USA famously defeated England at the 1950 World Cup, before Rob Green’s error resulted in a 1-1 draw in South Africa in 2010.

The match begins at 10pm local time (7pm GMT) and will be live on ITV. For those in the US, it’s 2pm ET/11pm PT and is being broadcast on Fox and Telemundo.

Follow all the action with our live blog below

World Cup 2022: England vs USA

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World Cup 2022: England 0-0 USA

39 mins: Indecision in the England back-line after a long-throw by McKennie into the box.

Kieran Jackson25 November 2022 19:38

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World Cup 2022: England 0-0 USA

36 mins: England wasteful in the final-third in the last few minutes, with Mount lofting a cross into the penalty area – claimed by Turner.

The USA keeper then launched a kick down the pitch to Pulisic, with Stones having to come across to cover.

The United States have had the better of this first-half so far..

Kieran Jackson25 November 2022 19:36

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33 mins: USA hit the crossbar!

Again, it’s all a bit easy for the United States. They switch the ball from right to left and Christian Pulisic rifles a left-foot shot onto the crossbar and behind!

Fierce strike – very unlucky for the American winger!

England a little shaken here….

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Kieran Jackson25 November 2022 19:33

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32 mins: Mount wins – rather luckily – a free-kick off McKennie, with the England midfielder going down clutching his face.

Kieran Jackson25 November 2022 19:31

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29 mins: Tricky few minutes for England.

Musah this time pops a shot off from long-range – but it deflects off Rice nicely into the hands of Pickford!

A bit too easy for the United States to break out of their defence though… and once they do, they’ve got plenty of space and numbers up in attack!

Kieran Jackson25 November 2022 19:29

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26 mins: Big chance squanderred by USA’s Weston McKennie!

Yunus Musah finds the midfielder (who got away from Declan Rice) with a cross in the box – but he smashes it over first-time on the half-volley!

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Kieran Jackson25 November 2022 19:26

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24 mins: Raking diagonal ball from Harry Maguire finds Raheem Sterling down the left… but he can’t get the better of Dest!

USA clear their lines. Concerted England pressure again now…

Kieran Jackson25 November 2022 19:24

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World Cup 2022: England 0-0 USA

20 mins: While England do have the majority of possession, the United States are getting bodies forward on the break!

Dest’s cross from the right isn’t quite on the money, with Pickford claiming at the back post.

Luke Shaw gave away the ball cheaply there…

Kieran Jackson25 November 2022 19:20

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17 mins: First potent attack from USA now!

Striker Haji Wright is first to the cross in the box, beating Maguire to it, but he can only head comfortably wide of Jordan Pickford’s goal!

Kieran Jackson25 November 2022 19:17

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14 mins: Kane tries a Richarlison!

Saka’s cross is deflected up into the air and just as the England captain looks to pull the trigger with an acrobatic effort… USA midfielder Weston McKennie manage to get a head to the ball!

England now firmly on top!

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Kieran Jackson25 November 2022 19:14

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