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Football: England's miscalculation in the World Cup – goalless draw against the USA

Football: England's miscalculation in the World Cup – goalless draw against the USA

England secured a decided victory in their World Cup opener over Iran when they won 6-2. But against the United States it was much slower for the English.

After a scoreless first half and a lack of chances – with the USA going close and Christian Pulisic hitting a shot against the crossbar – the team continued on its way in the second half.

The match also ended in a goalless draw, which means England will have to wait for their first win over the USA in a World Cup setting.

Gary Neville wants to see Foden

After England dropped points, the criticism directed at captain Gareth Southgate did not take long. Among other things, Southgate kept Manchester City star Phil Foden on the bench throughout the match. A decision seen by English language experts.

– Foden not playing is very unfortunate because he is a great talent. I think he's the biggest talent in this country, says Gary Neville on ITV.

“England's performance is poor, but that happens at some point in every World Cup. “The big question is, even with such a talented group, whether the manager can bring about positive changes through his tactics and substitutions when things are not going well. ,” Gary Lineker wrote on his website. Twitter.

Leads the group

Although he got a point, Christian Pulisic, the United States player, was disappointed.

– Things could have gone our way, it's frustrating. But we are facing a good team,” Pulisic tells SVT.

Earlier today, Iran beat Wales with two goals in extra time. England still leads Group Two with four points.

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