Placed in League A Group 4, Wales managed just one point from six matches. They went through the entire group phase without securing a single victory.
United States will be looking to put behind their recent inconsistent run of form by starting the World Cup on a positive note against Wales. The Monday night contest in Group B will be an intriguing one since both sides are not entering this clash in the best of forms. They have been struggling to hit the required heights in recent matches, however, the World Cup is a totally different ball game. Teams up their game when they enter this competition, hence the same can be expected from these two nations.
|USA vs Wales||Key Details|
|Date||22 November, 2022 (India)|
21 November, 2022 (USA and Wales)
|Venue||Al Rayyan Stadium|
|Kickoff time India||12:30 am IST (Tuesday)|
|Kickoff time USA||2:00 pm EST (Monday)|
|Kickoff time Wales||7:00 pm GMT (Monday)|
Wales had a poor time in the Nations League, as they struggled to find any sort of rhythm. Placed in League A Group 4, Wales managed just one point from six matches. They went through the entire group phase without securing a single victory – not an ideal preparation for the World Cup. On the other hand, the United States are winless in their last three games. It also includes a 2-0 loss to Japan. They will hope to put that disappointing run behind them and will look to qualify from their group in Qatar.
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These two countries have not played each other on many occasions. In fact, only twice they have come up against each other and both were in friendlies. In a 2003 friendly game, the United States ran out 2-0 winners, while the last time they played each other was in 2020 when the match ended as a goalless draw. With not having such a long history between them, it will be interesting to see how these two sides fare in their opening World Cup game.
|Total USA goals||2|
|Total Wales goals||0|
|Biggest USA win||2-0 (2003)|
|Biggest Wales win||–|
|Wales drew to USA||0-0|
|USA beat Wales||2-0|