It has been at least two years since Wayne Rooney retired from the English national team, but the Three Lions top scorer returns to the fold for this game. While there is still ongoing debate about why he has been called to get a 120th cap, Gareth Southgate would be looking to prepare his team to get another win in this game.
The recall of Rooney makes this game appear like a testimonial, but the United States may take it even more seriously. They have not played a competitive game in over a year and they missed the World Cup in Russia. Dave Sarachan is still an interim manager and he has been testing a couple of young players, he would probably still do the same in this game, it would be interesting to see how that would turn out to be.
England are expected to continue building their squad following a strong World Cup performance and the victory over Spain in their last competitive game. The like of Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford could be given the chance to start this game, however, the Three Lions back may be their problem in this game.
The United States have scored in each of their last 12 away internationals and both teams have scored in 10 of their last 11 away games too.
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