Cumberland in World Cup and 10-0 victory; What is Englands record vs the United States?

Cumberland in World Cup and 10-0 victory; What is Englands record vs the United States? ...

The unusual moment in Englands previous international clashes with the United States is undoubtedly the most inconvenient event of football fixtures during the 2010 World Cup. This moment will haunt Rob Green forever.

But the three Lions'' record against their cross-pond neighbors makes for a quiet reading ahead of the group-stage clash in Qatar in November.

England and America have gone head-to-head 11 times between 1950 and 2018, but the United States have come out on top just twice; the very first meeting, just five years after World War 2 came to an end, and all the way back in 1993, when Gareth Southgate was still a baby-faced kid making his way at Crystal Palace.

South Africa''s 1-1 victory remains the only time England and America have ever shared the spoils. That means that, of the 11 nations they meet, the Boys from Blighty have come out on no fewer than eight occasions.

The aggregate scoreline leads Englands to a colossal 39-9 defeat, thanks to a 10-0 thumping back in 1964 and an 8-1 obliteration a couple of years later. However, Englands most recent meeting with our Atlantic cousins ended in a great, one-sided victory.

In November 2018, Jesse Lingard, Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Callum Wilson were on target as the Southgates lost 3-0 to the USA in a friendly.

Lewis Dunk, Harry Winks, Fabian Delph, Dele Alli, Michael Keane, and the aforementioned Wilson all started the game. In Qatar, you would have no choice but to include any of the Southgates squad.

While England has some great reputation and history on their sides, it''s not all good news.

England and the USA have met twice in World Cup action. And on both occasions, the Three Lions did nothing but roar. They lost with a whip back in 1950, and never covered themselves in glory in South Africa.

Is this a coincidence, or is it a bad omen?

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