Javier Garcia L.

Qatar 2022

After a blow received in England’s debut against Iran, Harry Kane will undergo tests to determine if he can be in the next group stage date.

Kane will be evaluated this Wednesday
© Getty ImagesKane will be evaluated this Wednesday

England had one of the great debuts of Qatar 2022. The Three Lions, commanded by their young promises, made their debut in the World Cup with a 6-2 win against Iran, safely taking the lead in Group B -which they also share with USA and Wales-. And now, she thinks about what will be his next challenge: the Americans.

The English can ensure their direct passage to the round of 16 this Friday if they add a victory against the Americans, who for their part opened the World Cup with a draw against the Welsh team. Of course, a few days after the match, the technician Gareth Southgate have a big doubt.

Harry Kane He was key in the win against the Iranian team in his debut, but he withdrew from the field of play at 76′ to be replaced by Callum Wilson. Shortly before, when there were barely three minutes left in the second half, the English captain had received a strong challenge from Morteza Pouraliganji. And now, he will have to undergo tests.

Kane will undergo a scan on Wednesday to monitor the condition of his ankle after being knocked against Iran. The striker’s history of injuries in that area was what aroused the concern of the coaching staff, which will keep him as a doubt until the results of his medical studies are known.

If he does not arrive, the replacement is expected to come between Callum Wilson and Marcus Rushford. The English and the Americans meet this Friday at 4:00 p.m. Chilean time, with a golden opportunity for the European team to secure their ticket to the next phase early. For the third and final day of the group phase, The Three Lions will collide with Wales.

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