It’s not cricket! Whenever England and Australia meet it’s normally for The Ashes! But this time, the Socceroos are heading to the Stadium of Light on May 27 to face off against the Three Lions in what should be an entertaining encounter full of goals. Catch the international friendly with us right here at 2:45 p.m. EST!
England and Australia don’t usually meet in the world of soccer too often, but whenever these two nations come against one another, in whatever sport, there’s ALWAYS fireworks. In this international soccer match-up, the Socceroos will be hoping to upset the Three Lions’ plans as they warm-up for Euro 2016. It promises to be an exciting game that you really cannot afford to miss. Click down for the live stream.
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England made hard work of their last game, squeezing past Turkey as they get in shape for the European Championships in France in the summer. They won 2-1 thanks to a winning goal from Leicester City hero Jamie Vardy, 29, who will be chomping on the bit for another start.
But seeing this is a game where a full squad needs to be utilized, so there are no new fresh injury concerns, expect England coach Roy Hodgson to shuffle his pack and give some other players a run out to see what they can offer. With talent in reserve like Andros Townsend and Manchester United teenage sensation Marcus Rashford, the future looks bright for this English team.
With the Aussies expected to put up a fight, and England’s defense creaking when put under the slightest bit of pressure when they previously faced off against the Turks, it wouldn’t be a surprise if this was a score draw, maybe 2-2.
HollywoodLifers, do you think England will win this game comfortably, or will the Aussies give the English a run for their money? What do you think the score will be? Tell us your predictions below!