England confirm friendly against USA

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England will host the U.S. men’s national team at Wembley Stadium in November.

The Three Lions confirmed the friendly on Wednesday, with the game to take place on Thursday, November 15 at the home of world soccer.

England and the USMNT haven’t played since the 2010 World Cup in South Africa when they drew 1-1 in the group stage, while the last time they met on English soil was in 2008 when John Terry and Steven Gerrard scored in a 2-0 friendly win at Wembley.

The Italian national team announced a friendly with the USMNT at a neutral venue for Nov. 20, but U.S. Soccer have yet to confirm they will play in either game.

Under interim head coach Dave Sarachan they are unbeaten in three friendlies with draws against Portugal and Bosnia and a narrow win against Paraguay in March.

The USMNT face Bolivia in Chester, Penn. on May 28, before heading to Europe to play the Republic of Ireland on June 2 and France on June 9 in friendlies before the 2018 World Cup starts.

That tournament in Russia is, of course, the first World Cup since 1986 that the USMNT won’t be at.

Sarachan is expected to stay in charge for the USMNT games through June and then U.S. Soccer will appoint a new head coach after the 2018 World Cup when plenty of candidates could become available.