After enjoying a dream start to their quest for glory in Qatar, the swagger and style displayed in Monday's 6-2 thrashing of Iran was missing in their second Group B clash. England knew they would qualify for the last 16 with a game to spare if they beat the USA, yet they floundered under the Friday night lights and were perhaps lucky to escape with a 0-0 draw. Robert Page appeared to write off Welsh hopes after their draw with the US was compounded by a Friday's late 2-0 heartbreak against Iran, but the England boss expects a reaction from them.
Both nations need a win from this Group D meeting to boost their hopes of reaching the World Cup knockout rounds
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