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England draws 1-1with USA

The English national team and the United States of America played a  1-1 draw game at the ongoing 2010 Fifa World Cup in South Africa.

Steven Gerrard  put the English national team 1 goal up after 4minutes into play  in a Group C match at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium  in Rustenburg, South Africa.

However a goalkeeping blunder  by  Robert Green costs England a goal as  US  Clint Dempsey  scored the equaliser. The eventful match ended in a draw.

A England fan in South Africa. Photo: Getty Images

Below is the live commentary.

Live Commentary

4mins: Steven Gerrard scores.

10mins:  England’s goalkeeper, Green  makes his first save of the game.

26mins: US player, Onyenwu’s  header goes wide.

26mins: Yellow Card  for James Milner

28mins: Heskey collides with US goalkeeper, Howard

30mins: Howard still in pains  as the game is momentarily stopped.

30mins:  Shaun Wright-Phillips comes in for James Milner

31mins:  Game resumes.

37mins: Shaun Wright-Phillips’ shot went wide.

40mins: Goalkeeping blunder  by Green costs England a goal as  US  Clint Dempsey equalizes.

40mins: England 1-1 USA

45 mins: Half time.

45mins: England 1-1 USA

Steven Gerrard of England scores the opening goal . Photo: Getty Images.

45mins: 2nd half begins

48mins: Yellow Card for Jay DeMerit

50mins:  Rooney  caught offside.

51mins: Howard saves a powerful shot fired by Heskey

59mins:  Jamie Carragher gets a yellow card

61mins:  Moments of respite as England survives a US free kick near the box

63mins: Another save from Howard – a Lampard powerful shot, results in a corner.

64mins:  The Americans in a counter hit the woodwork as ball rolls into field of play. Ball quickly cleared away from danger zone by England.

70mins: Rooney head the ball wide.

74mins: Rooney’s shot off the Mark.

75: Howard saves another Shaun Wright-Phillips’  shot

76mins: More pressure on the USA, Heskey’s header goes over the bar.

78mins: Heskey out as Peter Crouch comes in as replacement.

85mins: US Holden in for Alitidore.

93mins: Game ends.

England 1-1 USA


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