The 2010 World Cup might start on June 11th, but everyone here at U.K. Elite is waiting for the “real” World Cup Kick off on June 12th when England take on the USA in Rustenburg.
With precious few opportunities left for the coaches to experiment and the teams to gel, final warm up games begin to take on greater significance.USA have announced their 23 man squad, England to follow but who looks like the favorite for the big one on June 12th?
England ran out 3-1 winners over Mexico on Monday in a performance that probably left more questions than answers. At this stage though, finding a way to win when you don’t play well can be a critical factor in the World Cup. Check out a great individual goal from England full back Glen Johnson: Highlights below
USA took on the Czech Republic yesterday in Connecticut and lost 4-2 in a largely disappointing performance. However it was Coach Bradley’s last chance to look at all his squad before paring it down to 23, so it was a largely experimental side. The US team showed the value of being organized at set pieces, with Maurice Edu opening the scoring showing great determination to get the ball in the net: Highlights below