USMNT drawn in World Cup Group B with England

The 2022 FIFA World Cup draw is set, and the US Men’s National Team will face a familiar foe in England. Both drawn into Group B, the two sides will face off on November 25 in a matchup of their 2010 group stage match.

Also drawn into Group B are Iran, the top side in qualifiers out of Asia, and the winners of the European playoff. Wales has qualified for the playoff final already, and will face the winners of Scotland and Ukraine later in June.

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The USMNT will kick off their 2022 World Cup campaign on November 21 against the winner of the European playoffs. They’ll then take on England in a marquee Black Friday matchup before finishing the group on November 29 against Iran.

Canada, who finished at the top of Concacaf qualifying, land in Group F. They’ll play Belgium, Morocco and Croatia. Mexico, the only other confirmed Concacaf participant, were drawn in Group C, along with Argentina, Saudi Arabia and Poland.

Concacaf could have a fourth participant. Costa Rica will play New Zealand in a playoff, with the winner set to join a Group E that’s shaping up to be the “group of death”. Spain, Germany and Japan all away the winner of the playoff.

The World Cup will kick off on November 21.

Author: Ben Wrightis the Director of Soccer Content and a Senior MLS Contributor for Broadway Sports covering Nashville SC and the US National Team. Previously Ben was the editor and a founder of Speedway Soccer, where he has covered Nashville SC and their time in USL before journeying to Major League Soccer since 2018. Raised in Louisville, KY Ben grew up playing before a knee injury ended his competitive career. When he is not talking soccer he is probably producing music, drinking coffee or hanging out with his wife and kids. Mastodon

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