England have been drawn into Group B of the 2022 FIFA World Cup along with Iran, USA, and Wales. England managed to reach the finals of he EUROS 2020 tournament but succumbed to Italy in the finals. This close call with an international trophy has made England fans and players even more hungry to lift an international trophy and will be very motivated to go all the way and win the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
England World Cup 2022 Squad
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England will be looking to bounce back after their defeat in the 2020 EUROS Final. All England fans thought that their wait for an international trophy was going to come to an end when England made it all the way to the finals of the 2020 EUROS tournament but it was not to be as they lost to Italy in the finals on penalties. England will hope that they can make a comeback in the 2022 FIFA World Cup and finally go all the way this time and win the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Who Is England’s Head Coach?
England’s head coach is Gareth Southgate. Gareth Southgate was appointed as the England manager in 2016. Since then he has led England to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Semi-Final and the 2020 EUROS Final. Southgate will hope that this time he can go all the way and win his first international tournament.
England’s Strengths And Weaknesses
1. Young talent breaking into the team
2. Well rounded squad
3. Strong starting XI
1. Lack of experience
2. Vulnerable at the center back position
Total Wins In The FIFA World Cup
England have managed to win the FIFA World Cup only once. This feat was achieved by England’s national team in 1966. The 1966 FIFA World Cup took place in England. England were drawn into group 1 along with Uruguay, Mexico, and France. England managed to top the table with wins against Mexico ad France and a draw against Uruguay. England then beat Argentina in the first knockout stage of the tournament.
This helped them progress to the Semi-finals. England faced Portugal in the Semi-finals and beat them with a scoreline of 2-1 to reach the finals of the 1966 FIFA World Cup alongside West Germany. The finals played was one for the ages, with the match being sent into extra-time after Wolfgang Weber scored an equaliser in the 89’ to make it 2-2.
Although West Germany were able to send the match into extra-time, they were not able to hold England much longer as two goals by Geoff Hurst in extra-time saw him complete his hattrick and lead England to their first and only ever FIFA World Cup Trophy.
England 2022 World Cup Results
England 6-2 Iran
England 0-0 USA
Wales 0-3 England
Round of 16:
England 3-0 Senegal
England 1-2 France
England 2022 World Cup Top Scorers
3 goals: Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford
2 goals: Harry Kane
1 goal: Jude Bellingham, Raheem Sterling, Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Jordan Henderson
Frequently Asked Questions
Is England going to the World Cup in 2022?
England secured automatic qualification to the 2022 Qatar World Cup after topping their World Cup Qualification group with 26 points in 10 games.
Who will be in England World Cup Squad 2022?
England are set to take one of their strongest teams to the World Cup this year featuring players like Jordan Pickford, Kyle Walker, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jude Bellingham, Declan Rice, Harry Kane and Phil Foden
What England players are going to the World Cup?
The Three Lions will send a batch of 26 players to Qatar as they try to win the World Cup for the second time. The squad has the likes of John Stones, Raheem Sterling, Declan Rice, Bukayo Saka and Harry Maguire.
Who is England's top scorer?
With a penalty against France in the quarter-finals, Harry Kane tied Wayne Rooney as England's all-time top goal scorer with 53 goals.