The United States men’s national team take the field for a competitive match for the first time in 562 days tonight when they play Honduras in the Concacaf Nations League semifinals. Empower Field in Denver, Colorado plays host to the final four of this inaugural competition that the U.S. will be hoping to claim with two victories in the span of four days.
Gregg Berhalter has called in his best and brightest in hopes of once again claiming the title of kings of Concacaf. There are minimal injury worries for the U.S. manager, however one big cloud hangs over his lineup selection decision. That is the status of defensive midfielder Tyler Adams. He’s been dealing with a nagging back injury that forced him to depart RB Leipzig before the end of their season. Will he make it back just in time for the USMNT’s crucial two-match stretch?
Fresh off of winning the Champions League with Chelsea, Christian Pulisic will undoubtedly be eager to add another medal to his collection and this time play a starring role instead of being forced into the supporting cast. Can the poster boy for American soccer carry his national team on the biggest stage they’ve approached since that miserable night in Couva?
All of the waiting is about to be over. The questions finally answered. It’s time to see what this promising and talented squad can do when the real pressure is put on their shoulders.
United States lineup:
With an average age of 23 years, 259 days, tonight’s Starting XI is the second youngest fielded by the #USMNT in official competition. #TheFutureisUS— U.S. Soccer MNT (@USMNT) June 3, 2021
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How to Watch
Advertised Kick-off Time: 7:30 p.m. Eastern, 4:30 p.m. Pacific
Venue: Empower Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado
Available TV: CBS Sports Network (English), TUDN (Spanish), Univision (Spanish)
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