The USMNT regarded to have turned a nook at the start of the calendar 12 months. Three wins by a mixed six targets over Panama, Costa Rica and Ecuador regarded to provide new head coach Gregg Berhalter momentum heading into Gold Cup motion this week.
Nonetheless, consecutive embarrassments to Jamaica and Venezuela, the latter by three targets in Cincinnati, have the younger staff reeling heading into tonight’s match opener versus Guyana (10 p.m. EST, FS1). The U.S. at the moment ranks No. 30 on the planet, whereas the roster has a mean age of 25 and a half years.
Berhalter made a minor change to the roster earlier than heading to Allianz Area in Minneapolis, in keeping with USA Soccer.
5 days after the official submission, defender Tyler Adams was pressured to withdraw and was changed by defender Reggie Cannon. On June 15, midfielder Duane Holmes additionally withdrew and was changed by Djordje Mihailovic.
Each are relative newcomers, which is one thing that Berhalter is aware of he has to get used to together with his staff.
“I feel it is a nice course of for this group to undergo,” he stated to MLS.com Monday. “In coaching immediately there was slightly little bit of nerves, as a result of we’ve the primary sport, we’ve been constructing this up. It’s nice that we get to expertise this collectively.”
USA vs. Guyana Probabilities & Predictions
Guyana is a small South American nation that that ranks effectively outdoors the top-100 on the planet, in keeping with Stars and Stripes FC.
Guyana is at the moment tied with Bermuda at 175 within the FIFA World Rankings and is ranked 166 within the ELO scores. The Golden Jaguars have performed three matches in 2019: a 2-1 win towards Belize in the course of the CONCACAF Nations League on March 23, a 1-Zero pleasant loss to Bermuda on June 6, and a 3-1 pleasant loss towards Haiti on June 1.
The People usually beat groups similar to Haiti and Bermuda, so the very fact the Guyanans struggled towards them bodes effectively for tonight. As well as, the guests actually solely have one attacker to fret about in Emery Welshman. The Cincinnati FC ahead has scored seven targets in 9 worldwide appearances.
That is the primary assembly between the 2 golf equipment. The truth that the U.S. assault will characteristic new star Christian Pulisic and older ones in Jozy Altidore might be sufficient for this to be a snug win. The decide right here is 4-1.
Projected Beginning XI for U.S. Males vs. Guyana
USMNT Roster for Gold Cup
|1||GK Zach Steffen|
|2||D Nick Lima|
|3||D Omar Gonzalez|
|4||M Michael Bradley|
|5||D Walker Zimmerman|
|6||M Wil Trapp|
|7||F Paul Arriola|
|8||M Weston McKennie|
|9||F Gyasi Zardes|
|10||M Christian Pulisic|
|11||F Jordan Morris|
|12||GK Sean Johnson|
|13||D Tim Ream|
|15||M Cristian Roldan|
|16||D Daniel Lovitz|
|17||F Jozy Altidore|
|18||F Jonathan Lewis|
|19||D Matt Miazga|
|20||M Duane Holmes|
|21||F Tyler Boyd|
|22||GK Tyler Miller|
|23||D Aaron Lengthy|
|TBD||D Reggie Cannon|