FOOTBALL Preview: U.S. men face England in London friendly

As the U.S. men’s team restarts following the disaster of not qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, it will finish 2018 with two friendlies in Europe:

15 November:
U.S. vs. England 3:00 p.m. Eastern time (ESPN2, UniMas)
(in London)

20 November:
U.S. vs. Italy 2:45 p.m. Eastern time (FS1, UniMas)
(in Genk (BEL))

The U.S.-England match will be played at famed Wembley Stadium, with the English holding a 7-2-1 all-time record vs. the U.S. The most recent meeting was at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, which ended in a 1-1 tie. The last U.S. win was at the U.S. Cup in 1993 by 2-0.

The English have 16 members of the fourth-place World Cup team on its roster, including famed strikers Harry Kane and Wayne Rooney, the latter scheduled to play his last game for the English team.

The U.S. roster includes a younger set of players, including Josh Sargent and Bobby Wood at striker, Christian Pulisic, Tim Weah, Wil Trapp and Kellyn Acosta in the midfield and Brad Guzan in goal.