Three games down and England have made it out of Group B with seven points, on nine goals scored and two allowed. It sounds dominant, but skepticism remains among fans across the country as to how the Three Lions will react against a higher-quality, more expansive footballing side. USA were a tough matchup: tight marking and possession-oriented. Yet, England’s squad should still have blasted past the young Americans without too much trouble. Senegal next, and without Sadio Mané, they also lack world class talent; but their high pressing game and expert transitional attacks make them a dangerous opponent in the Round of 16. Here is our analysis of Gareth Southgate's England at the 2022 World Cup, after the group stage.
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Canada 2-0 USA – Match Analysis
Unbeaten in ten matches in the final round of World Cup Qualifying. If you had said that to me a year ago - that Canada were going to reach these impeccable heights, I would not have believed you. Our men's team hasn't qualified for a World Cup since 1986, and has only beaten the States one other time in the past 37 years. The miracles under John Herdman keep coming true, and we are now one step closer to qualifying for our first World Cup in over thirty years. Here is my tactical analysis of Canada's 2-0 win over the US.
Michael Bradley Wears Rainbow Armband in Support of Orlando Shooting Victims
Michael Bradley is a class act. Don't believe me? Check out this rainbow-coloured armband he wore on Thursday night's Copa America quarter final match against Ecuador to show his solidarity to the LGBT community and support for the victims of the Orlando Shooting. The Copa America is a big tournament with a lot of people … Continue reading Michael Bradley Wears Rainbow Armband in Support of Orlando Shooting Victims
Christian Pulisic: USA’s Next Star
On Saturday, Christian Pulisic became the youngest player to score for USA when he scored in the 4-0 friendly win against Bolivia. The seventeen year old was barely even a professional footballer a year ago but has recently made a rise to the top of the German Bundesliga that has seen him score goals for … Continue reading Christian Pulisic: USA’s Next Star