What you need to know about England, the USA’s second World Cup opponent

Quick Hits
  • The United States men’s national team plays its second game of the World Cup on Friday against Group B leaders England

  • Here’s what you need to know about England ahead of Friday’s game

The United States play their second of the World Cup on Friday against England. To help us learn more about England ahead of their matchup with the U.S., we chatted with The Athletic’s Michael Cox on The Backheeled Show.

Michael gave us the rundown on England. He filled us in on their key players, how Gareth Southgate wants his team to play, and so much more.

You can listen to the episode down below or follow the show wherever you get your podcasts.

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