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USMNT Depth Chart Series: Left Backs

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We want to know who you think is the best.

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Welcome back to the USMNT Depth Chart Poll. We’re taking a poll to find out who everyone believes are the top three players at each position. We want to know who you would take, here and now (assuming everyone is magically healthy), if there was an important game for the United States to win. This isn’t about who we think will be our best in 2022. The chart will undoubtedly change dramatically in those four years as players rise and fall. We’re interested to see where we are now and it’ll be fun to revisit this in the future to see what’s changed.

We started with the goalkeepers, with Zack Steffen leading the way. We then moved on to the right backs, where DeAndre Yedlin dominated the vote for the top spot. Now we’re looking at the left back position.

Note: please vote for a number one, two and three at each position. The votes will be weighted to attempt to reflect as best we can the preferences at each position. Also, we only picked players that have featured for their first team within the last year or are believed to be close to playing for their first team. I am not including players that would have to file a one-time switch to play for us or if they are committed to another country. I tried to be as thorough as reasonably possible, but if there is a name that doesn’t appear, please write it in the comments section with the order and the number of “recs” it receives will suffice as votes.

Poll

Who is your choice to be the top USMNT Left Back?

This poll is closed

  • 67%
    Antonee Robinson (21, Wigan Athletic)
    (963 votes)
  • 6%
    Timothy Chandler (28, Eintracht Frankfurt)
    (90 votes)
  • 3%
    Jorge Villafaña (29, Portland Timbers)
    (46 votes)
  • 14%
    Fabian Johnson (30, Borussia Mönchengladbach)
    (213 votes)
  • 0%
    Brandon Vincent (24, Chicago Fire)
    (2 votes)
  • 0%
    Nick Lima (23, San Jose Earthquakes)
    (2 votes)
  • 1%
    Eric Lichaj (29, Hull City)
    (25 votes)
  • 0%
    Kellyn Acosta (23, Colorado Rapids)
    (14 votes)
  • 0%
    Kenny Saief (24, RSC Anderlecht)
    (9 votes)
  • 0%
    Tim Ream (31, Fulham)
    (8 votes)
  • 0%
    Matt Besler (31, Sporting Kansas City)
    (2 votes)
  • 0%
    Jaylin Lindsey (18, Sporting Kansas City)
    (7 votes)
  • 1%
    Greg Garza (27, Atlanta United)
    (22 votes)
  • 0%
    Danilo Acosta (20, Real Salt Lake)
    (8 votes)
  • 1%
    George Bello (16, Atlanta United)
    (16 votes)
  • 0%
    Ben Sweat (26, New York City FC)
    (9 votes)
  • 0%
    Justin Morrow (31, Toronto FC)
    (0 votes)
1436 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who is your choice to be the number 2 USMNT Left Back?

This poll is closed

  • 23%
    Antonee Robinson (21, Wigan Athletic)
    (291 votes)
  • 13%
    Timothy Chandler (28, Eintracht Frankfurt)
    (165 votes)
  • 12%
    Jorge Villafaña (29, Portland Timbers)
    (153 votes)
  • 21%
    Fabian Johnson (30, Borussia Mönchengladbach)
    (267 votes)
  • 2%
    Brandon Vincent (24, Chicago Fire)
    (28 votes)
  • 0%
    Nick Lima (23, San Jose Earthquakes)
    (9 votes)
  • 4%
    Eric Lichaj (29, Hull City)
    (62 votes)
  • 3%
    Kellyn Acosta (23, Colorado Rapids)
    (42 votes)
  • 2%
    Kenny Saief (24, RSC Anderlecht)
    (33 votes)
  • 1%
    Tim Ream (31, Fulham)
    (17 votes)
  • 0%
    Matt Besler (31, Sporting Kansas City)
    (3 votes)
  • 1%
    Jaylin Lindsey (18, Sporting Kansas City)
    (24 votes)
  • 3%
    Greg Garza (27, Atlanta United)
    (49 votes)
  • 3%
    Danilo Acosta (20, Real Salt Lake)
    (39 votes)
  • 3%
    George Bello (16, Atlanta United)
    (44 votes)
  • 1%
    Ben Sweat (26, New York City FC)
    (16 votes)
  • 0%
    Justin Morrow (31, Toronto FC)
    (6 votes)
1248 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who is your choice to be the number 3 USMNT Left Back?

This poll is closed

  • 3%
    Antonee Robinson (21, Wigan Athletic)
    (43 votes)
  • 13%
    Timothy Chandler (28, Eintracht Frankfurt)
    (165 votes)
  • 14%
    Jorge Villafaña (29, Portland Timbers)
    (170 votes)
  • 13%
    Fabian Johnson (30, Borussia Mönchengladbach)
    (161 votes)
  • 3%
    Brandon Vincent (24, Chicago Fire)
    (41 votes)
  • 1%
    Nick Lima (23, San Jose Earthquakes)
    (18 votes)
  • 8%
    Eric Lichaj (29, Hull City)
    (103 votes)
  • 4%
    Kellyn Acosta (23, Colorado Rapids)
    (54 votes)
  • 2%
    Kenny Saief (24, RSC Anderlecht)
    (33 votes)
  • 3%
    Tim Ream (31, Fulham)
    (38 votes)
  • 0%
    Matt Besler (31, Sporting Kansas City)
    (4 votes)
  • 3%
    Jaylin Lindsey (18, Sporting Kansas City)
    (46 votes)
  • 5%
    Greg Garza (27, Atlanta United)
    (69 votes)
  • 5%
    Danilo Acosta (20, Real Salt Lake)
    (66 votes)
  • 12%
    George Bello (16, Atlanta United)
    (145 votes)
  • 2%
    Ben Sweat (26, New York City FC)
    (35 votes)
  • 0%
    Justin Morrow (31, Toronto FC)
    (8 votes)
1199 votes total Vote Now

The voting will be over at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, October 9th. Hit the comment section to discuss your picks.