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Live World Cup results updates: USA dominate England; FIFA World Cup 2022 Bracket, USMNT Schedule, Standings

In the end, a portion of the points went down very well for England and the United States in their second World Cup group game, both teams playing out a 0-0 draw in which the Americans were much more impressive than their opponents.

Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie came the closest in an impressive first half for the USMNT, whose pressure in a reformed 4-4-2 system proved very effective in stifling an opponent who had scored six goals in their first game. match. England created few convincing chances, Mason Mount capitalizing on a clever save from Matt Turner in the first half and Harry Kane firing a deflected free-kick in added time.

Ultimately, the draw means England only need to avoid a four-goal defeat against Wales to reach the round of 16 and victory guarantees them top spot in Group B. The fate of the USA rests in their hands as well, although they must beat Iran in the last group game. to qualify.

The state of the group could have been quite different if Iran’s clash with Wales had ended before the 97th minute. A game that seemed headed for a fifth 0-0 draw of the tournament, which came to life in the last 20 minutes with a red card to Welsh goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey. That was followed by late goals from Rouzbeh Cheshmi and Ramin Rezaeian that sent Iran from the bottom of Group B to second place.

After that, Senegal’s win against Qatar put the hosts on their way to elimination from the tournament. The Netherlands and Ecuador battled it out for the top spot in Group A. The two teams earned a well-deserved equalizer over the 90 minutes with Cody Gakpo helping the Dutch with an early goal in the first half. Enner Valencia scored the equalizer for Ecuador and the goal was his third of the tournament. The two teams are now level in the group on four points each with one game remaining in the group stage.

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World Cup results, schedule

Friday, November 25
Wales 0, Iran 2
Senegal 3, Qatar 1
Netherlands 1, Ecuador 1
England 0, United States 0

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