England Captain Harry Kane Could Miss USA Match With Ankle Injury

England fans' hearts will skip a beat and their fingers will cross as Harry Kane has his ankle scanned following Monday's 6-2 win over Iran.
The England captain did not score but provided two assists as Gareth Southgate dispelled early tournament worries for a resounding opening-round win over Qatar - but it could come at a heavy cost.
Kane played 75 minutes in Doha and remained on the field despite his team comfortably leading in the first half and then receiving an ankle strike from Morteza Pouraliganji moment in the second half.

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The Injury

Harry Kane has a test on his right ankle on Wednesday.
The England captain was hit on the ankle in the second half of Monday's 6-2 win over Iran in Group B of the World Cup.

What Will Be Next

If Kane is unavailable on Friday, then Callum Wilson is the most likely substitute.

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The Newcastle United striker set up Jack Grealish for England's sixth goal against Iran after replacing Kane as a sub on Monday
Wilson has fond memories of playing against the US, scoring against them on his international debut in 2018.

In A Bigger Picture

England can secure their place in the round of 16 at Qatar 2022 by beating the United States, who enter the match after a 1-1 draw with Wales.
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