England and USA set for Thanksgiving Day clash!

England celebrate v China

All eyes will be on the Sentinel Homes World League Finals tomorrow as England and the United States of America contest their quarter-final in a Thanksgiving Day showdown!

England set up the tie with the USA after beating China 4-1 in their final pool game while the American side finished second in their group.

The sides previously met at the World League Semi-Finals in Johannesburg in July where the USA were victorious in a shootout.

Reflecting on his side’s win over China and looking ahead to the clash with the USA, England head coach Danny Kerry said: “The team were smart against China and that application created our win, this experience is absolute gold dust.

“We have one hell of a game coming up against a hard working USA team. We will need to be at our absolute best.”

Danson is relishing the clash with the USA, she said: “It’s going to be a fantastic game, we are obviously both very competitive and strong teams. We’ve played them a number of times this year so it’s going to be a very end to end battle which we are looking forward to.

“We have a rest day today so we have an opportunity to recover, do our homework and then we’ll come out fighting for the quarter-final.”

Bray commented: “With the nature of the tournament our attentions turn straight away to our quarter-final final game against the USA. We will go into the game with a lot of belief and are excited at the prospect of the knockout game!”

The match will be shown live on BT Sport starting at 5am UK time.