International Friendly: USA vs Uruguay

international friendly
5 June 2022
Mercy Garden for Children; Kansas City, Kan.
Pre-match coverage: 4:30pm ET on FOX
Kick off: 5:05PM ET on FOX, Univision, and TUDN
Social media: USMNT on Twitter And the Instagram; Football Facebook American football app

USMNT Team XI starts today against Uruguay: 25 – Shawn Johnson; 2-DeAndre Yedlin, 3-Walker Zimmerman, 15-Aaron Long, 29-Joe Scally; 4 – Tyler Adams (chairman), 6 – Younes Musa, 8 – Weston McKinney; 21- Tim Weah, 9- Jesus Ferreira, 10- Christian Pulisic

Subs: 18-Ethan Horvath, 5-Anthony Robinson, 7-Paul Areola, 11-Brenden Aronson, 12-Eric Palmer-Brown, 13-Jordan Morris, 14-Luca de la Torre, 17-Malik Tillman, 19-Haji Wright 20-Cameron Carter-Vickers, 22-Reggie Cannon, 23-Clean Acosta

game notes | Five things to know about URUGUAY

  • USMNT starting with XI Cap Numbers (including this match): DeAndre Yedlin (74), Christian Pulisic (50), Weston McKennie (33), Walker Zimmerman (30), Tyler Adams (29), Aaron Long (25), Tim Weah ( 24) Younes Musa (18) Jesus Ferreira (11) Shawn Johnson (10) Joe Scully (2)
  • The average lifespan is from the eleventh day to 24 years and 335 days.
  • The USMNT lineup averages 27 caps.
  • Greg Berhalter has made four changes to the starting lineup since Wednesday’s 3-0 win over Morocco, with goalkeeper Shawn Johnson, right back Deandre Yadlin, left back Joe Scully and midfielder Weston McKinney.
  • Weston McKennie returns to the starting line-up for the first time since WCQ’s 3-0 win over Honduras on February 2, 2022. He made his debut as a USA substitute on Wednesday against Morocco, cutting his streak of 31 consecutive starts – the longest since Eddie Pope’s 82nd made Back-to-back from 1996-2006 – the seventh tallest player in the team’s history.
  • Shawn Johnson earns his 10The tenth Afternoon hat, to become 14The tenth Goalkeeper in USMNT history to make double-digit appearances. The veteran goalkeeper last played in the 1-0 win over Costa Rica on February 1, 2020. Johnson had conceded only one goal in his previous nine matches, coming in his first match, in a 1-1 draw with Chile on January 1. 22, 2011 in Carson, California.
  • Nineteen-year-old defender Joe Scully was chosen to start his first senior team today after making his USMNT debut in Wednesday’s win over Morocco.
  • Christian Pulisic turns 50The tenth Appearing against USMNT today against Uruguay. Pulisic (23.71) is the seventh youngest player to reach the half-century mark, with the majority of players who got there before him either having played for the national team full-time during the early 1990s or played in Major League Soccer to start their careers.

player

age at 50The tenth hat

date/result

Landon Donovan

22.28

June 13, 2004 vs Grenada *

Chris Henderson

22.59

July 14, 1993 vs Panama ^

Josie Altidore

22.84

September 7, 2012 in Jamaica *

Darcus Beasley

23.16

July 21, 2005 vs Jamaica ^

Michael Bradley

23.20

October 12, 2010 vs Colombia

Tony Mulla

23.35

June 27, 1992 vs Ukraine

Christian Pulisic

23.71

June 5, 2022 vs Uruguay

^ – Gold Cup Match Notes, * – World Cup Qualifier Notes

  • With 21 goals in the half century mark, Pulisic already outshines all USMNT players at this point in their careers, while his 10 assists have tied him with Landon Donovan and put them only behind Tab Ramos and Eddie Lewis (13 assists) at this point in their international careers.
  • Weston McKinney, Younes Moussa and Tyler Adams will work together on the midfield for the eighth time and the first since January 30 in Canada. The USMNT is 5-1-1 when “MMA Midfield” starts together.
  • The front line made up of Tim Weah, Jesus Ferreira and Christian Pulisic start together for a second straight game and third overall. The trio worked together for the first time during the United States’ 1-0 win over El Salvador on January 27 in Columbus.
  • A pair of Aaron Long Walker Zimmermans in center defense for the second game in a row and the ninth time overall. The USMNT is 7-1-0 when they engage the backline.
  • Veteran defender Deandre Yedlin is 74The tenth Appearance, surpasses Hugo Perez in singles possession for 32second abbreviation On the USMNT’s all-time maximum list.
  • Tyler Adams captained the USMNT for the ninth time today. US 7-1-1 when Adams wears the armband.
  • With teams restricted to 23-man clothing, goalkeeper Matt Turner, defender George Bello and midfielder Christian Roldan are healthy scratches from today’s squad. Teams are allowed to make up to six substitutions during today’s friendly match.
  • The US team wears orange armbands, and the team will wear orange armbands in support of Wear Orange Weekend, a national movement supported by everytown.org to raise awareness against gun violence that began in 2013 after Gift Pendleton was murdered in a Chicago stadium.
  • The United States is 2-3-3 at all times against Uruguay. The two teams last tied 1-1 on September 10, 2019 in St. Louis. Substitute Jordan Morris scored the equalizer for the United States in that match.
  • USMNT is 8-0-1 all the time at Mercy Park for Kids in Kansas City. Last summer, the United States advanced 3-0 on the pitch to perfection, beginning their successful run in winning the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup with group-stage wins over Haiti (1-0), Martinique (6-1) and Canada (1-0). ).
  • Adonai Escobedo of Mexico is the referee for today’s match. He previously officiated three USA FA games: a 3-0 win against Panama on January 27, 2019; 1-0 win over CuraƧao on June 30, 2019 (Gold Cup), 1-0 win over Canada on July 18, 2021 (Gold Cup).