The United States men’s national team heads to Germany on Friday for a friendly match with Japan.
Greg Berhalter’s side have just two more games left to prepare for their return to the World Cup finals in November, with the Dusseldorf game being followed by a match against Saudi Arabia in Spain on Tuesday.
Although it is only a friendly match, many American players will use this match as an opportunity to make their way towards a Berhalter XI start, while others will bid a late boarding pass. Qatar.
Here’s what you need to know before Friday’s game.
USMNT vs Japan H2H Match Results
Current form (last five matches)
USMNT Team News
Chris Richards and Cameron Carter Vickers had to retire due to injury, and Mark McKenzie and Eric Palmer-Brown replaced them on the roster.
The likes of Sam Vines and Joe Scally have a high chance of proving themselves with left-back Antonee Robinson unable to make it into this camp.
.’s biggest story USMNT Jordan Pefok is omitted, despite a strong start to life in Bundesliga With Union Berlin. Josh Sargent, Jesus Ferreira, and Ricardo Pepe are among those looking to finish ninth.
Japan team news
Celtic trio Daisen Maeda, Kyogo Furuhashi and Ryo Hatat are familiar faces on the Japanese roster.
Arsenal fullback Takehiro Tomiyasu’s only start of the season has come in the Europa League, so he will be looking to use this match to build fitness and reintegrate into the national team squad.
Like all international friendlies, this one is likely to be a slow one as both coaches make a lot of changes and experiment with different players.
However, the United States brings great power to Düsseldorf, with the likes of it Christian PulisicWeston McKinney and Brendan Aaronson are able to decide any match.
It will be soon, but the USMNT should shade this.
Prediction: USMNT 2-1 Japan
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