United States Lineup vs. Mexico
Search Heavy

United States Lineup vs. Mexico

Either Tim Howard L) and Brad Guzan R) will be in goal for the United States on Sunday. But who? Getty)

Brad Guzan (R) will be in goal for the United States on Saturday, but Tim Howard (L) is lurking. (Getty)

United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann has a host of selection dilemmas ahead of a crucial meeting with Mexico to determine who advances to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.

The eight-team tournament has produced some memorable results for the USA in recent memory and is viewed as an important warmup for the World Cup the following year. After crashing out of the Gold Cup over the summer, Klinsmann is on a bit of a hot seat that may turn scorching should his team lose in Los Angeles against Mexico.

Mexico interim manager Ricardo Feretti has no such worries as he will return to club side Tigres regardless of how this match turns out.

Juan Carlos Osorio will take the reins for World Cup qualifying after the match.

Check here for the team lineups once they are released. Below are the full rosters:


United States Roster & Lineup vs. Mexico

Goalies: Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

Defenders: Ventura Alvarado (Club América), DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Michael Orozco (Club Tijuana), Tim Ream (Fulham), Jonathan Spector (Birmingham City)

Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Jermaine Jones (New England Revolution), Danny Williams (Reading), DeAndre Yedlin (Sunderland), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

Forwards: Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)


Mexico Roster & Lineup vs. United States

Goalies: Guillermo Ochoa (Málaga), Moisés Muñoz (Club América), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca), Jonathan Orozco (Monterrey)

Defenders: Paul Aguilar (Club América), Diego Reyes (Real Sociedad), Rafa Márquez (Hellas Verona), Héctor Moreno (PSV Eindhoven), Miguel Layún (FC Porto), Héctor Herrera (FC Porto), Oswaldo Alanís (Chivas de Guadalajara), Arturo Rivas (UANL Tigres), Miguel Herrera (Pachuca), Jorge Torres Nilo (UANL Tigres)

Midfielders: Israel Jiménez (UANL Tigres), Andrés Guardado (PSV Eindhoven), Javier Guemez (Club America), Jesús Dueñas (UANL Tigres), Javier Aquino (UANL Tigres), Jonathan dos Santos (Villarreal), Luis Montes (Club León), Carlos Pena (Club León), Javier Güémez (Club América)

Forwards: Oribe Peralta (Club América), Raúl Jiménez (Benfica), Carlos Vela (Real Sociedad), Carlos Esquivel (Toluca), Jesús Corona (FC Porto), Javier Hernández (Bayer Leverkusen), Elías Hernández (Club León), Jurgen Damm (UANL Tigres), Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy)

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Discuss on Facebook