Dale Johnson | ESPN FC Nov 26, 2022 Reading: 3 min.
The United States of America is facing England
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The first two teams of each group advance.
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If Ghana and England unite Ghana, Europe will finish second.
If the United States draws one to three goals and England, Europe will finish second.
If the USA draws four goals and England, it is likely that the USA will finish second in goals scored.
If the United States scores five or more goals and England wins, the United States finishes first.
If the United States wins and England loses, the United States finishes first.
If they join the United States, they can finish no higher than third overall.
If the United States loses, they cannot finish higher than third place.
Missions for other teams
England: it is only extinguished by the heavy loss of Wales. They are guaranteed to finish the group with a win, and a draw will be enough unless Iran wins or the United States scores at least four goals. If Iran or the United States win, England can lose up to three goals and still move into second place. If England lose by four or more goals and either Iran or the USA win, England will finish third behind Wales.
If England lose and Iran and the USA draw, England will win the group as long as they don’t concede four goals. If England lose by four or five goals, Wales will win the second place group with England. England will need to lose by six or more goals to finish third behind Iran.
Iran: Guaranteed to finish in the top two with a win against the USA, and will win the group if England draw or lose. Iran’s draw will also be sufficient if Wales draw or lose. They cannot through the loss.
Wales: Must beat England and hope to tie Iran and USA to complete the doubleheader, and could top the group if they beat England by four or more goals. If the USA or Iran win, Wales will need to beat England by four or more goals to move into second place.