The United States men’s national team will play two Qatar-bound teams, Japan and Saudi Arabia, at European venues this fall as part of its final preparations for the World Cup, the United States Soccer Federation announced last Tuesday. Coach Gregg Berhalter expects to have the majority, if not all, of his World Cup players at the September camp, barring any injuries. He has until mid-November to finalize the tournament roster for Qatar.
The group stage matchups are set for the USMNT friendlies, and we can start predicting who will advance from the knockouts. Below is the match schedule for Group B. Rox and Ken talk friendlies before the World Cup for the United States men’s national team and make predictions for the winner and talk Group B.
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[Group B Match Schedule]
|Mon, Nov. 21||England vs. Iran||8 a.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
|Mon, Nov. 21||USA vs. Wales||2 p.m.||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Fri, Nov. 25||Wales vs. Iran||5 a.m.||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Fri, Nov. 25||England vs. USA||2 p.m.||Al Bayt|
|Tues, Nov. 29||Wales vs. England||2 p.m.||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Tues, Nov. 29||Iran vs. USA||2 p.m.||Al Thumama|
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