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England will look to build on their impressive opening game at the 2022 World Cup on Friday when they face the United States.

The Three Lions couldn’t have asked for a better start to their 2022 World Cup, with goals from Jude Bellingham, Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford, Jack Grealish and a Bukayo Saka brace securing a 6-2 win over Iran. After USA’s 1-1 draw with Wales in the other game of Group B, England sit top of the group.

Expect Kane to be assisted by Bukayo Saka, who scored twice in the win against Iran, and 19-year-old midfielder Jude Bellingham, who notched his first international goal in England’s opening game.

For their part, the USA will be seeking an improved showing after an initially promising start against Wales on Monday gave way to a disappointing 1-1 draw, with Gareth Bale’s second-half penalty cancelling out Timothy Weah’s 36th-minute opener.

“Captain America” Christian Pulisic, who plies his trade for Chelsea in England’s Premier League, will again lead the side from the front. Several other members of the squad are also Premier League regulars.

But familiarity will count for nothing on both sides of the Atlantic and inside the confines of the Al Bayt Stadium, where the so-called “special relationship” between the two countries will be put on pause for 90 minutes as they battle for supremacy on the pitch.

What to know about the 2022 FIFA World Cup
The 2022 World Cup is being played in Qatar and runs through Dec. 18. It’s the first winter World Cup in the history of the entire competition. Thirty-two of the top national teams will compete across 64 matches. Team USA returns to the tournament this year for the first time since 2014.

During the group stage (which runs from Nov. 20-Dec. 2), games kick off at 5 a.m., 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. EST, so get your coffee ready. The first match of the competition, Qatar vs. Ecuador, started at 11 a.m EST on Sunday, Nov. 20.

The round of 16 starts on Saturday, Dec. 3; the quarter-finals start on Friday, Dec. 9; the semi-finals start on Tuesday, Dec. 13. The 2022 FIFA World Cup final is on Sunday, Dec. 18.

For the full 2022 World Cup schedule, check out the guide put together by our sister site, CBS Sports.

Southgate’s decision to employ a more-attack-minded 4-3-3 formation – a switch away from his previously-favoured 3-5-2 system – paid dividends, with the midfield trio of Bellingham, Declan Rice and Mason Mount offering dynamism and creativity in abundance.

Other positives for the side saw winger Raheem Sterling, who was under pressure coming into the World Cup following a string of limp displays for Chelsea, cap off a lively display with a 46th-minute goal. Substitutes Jack Grealish and Marcus Rashford also found the back of the net late on.

However, alarm bells were raised after the match by both Southgate and several of his players over basic defensive lapses which allowed Iran to beat goalkeeper Jordan Pickford twice.

They know that the USA possess the quality to capitalise on any repeat of those errors and are also likely to offer greater resistance at the back than the Iranians could muster.

As Southgate’s side won back possession and started to push forward, Kane dropped deep, creating all sorts of space in behind the USA backline. Mason Mount charged into the space as Jude Bellingham picked out the Chelsea man, and as Mount entered the box, he fired past Matt Turner to make it 2-0.

A period of possession for USA saw Pickford called into action, and the ‘keeper made some outstanding saves to keep England’s lead at two goals.

As the away side kept pushing for a goal to find a way back into the contest, the game opened up, and England took advantage to make it 3-0 late on.

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