The US males’s nationwide workforce confirmed few indicators of a hangover from an extra-time defeat of Mexico within the CONCACAF Nations League when it battered Costa Rica 4-0 on Wednesday in Utah.
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Yunus Musah acquired his first begin shortly, and Reggie Cannon, Brenden Aaronson, and Daryl Dike each impressed and scored targets.
And Tyler Adams, thanks for the reminder that you simply’re as vital to the workforce as names like Pulisic, McKennie, and Brooks (none of whom performed Wednesday).
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USMNT participant rankings versus Costa Rica
Ethan Horvath: 6 — He didn’t have a lot to do apart from a pair of stooping however straightforward stops late.
Antonee Robinson (Off 82′): 7 — One in all his higher video games in a U.S. shirt and his entry cross to Dike on Aaronson’s objective is a few type of extraterrestrial class.
Tim Ream: 7 — Regular, strong, and vocal again dwelling at heart again.
Mark McKenzie (Off HT): 6 — Nonetheless shaky at instances however given the racial abuse he revealed this week after a high-profile poor efficiency versus Mexico and in addition noting his terrific cross on Dike’s objective, we’ll take him from 5 -> 6.
Reggie Cannon: 7 — His objective was pleasant as he once more made positive that Berhalter and the USMNT devoted are loads justified to understand Sergino Dest however there are others able to doing the identical. Some good off-the-ball work to create house, too.
Tyler Adams (Off 62′): 8 — Regular, strong, and at moments spectacular. Penciled-in for any massive sport if wholesome (and that’s a noticeable if) till… not less than 2024?
Yunus Musah (Off 74′): 7 — Nothing unhealthy and loads of fairly good but additionally seemed like a man who hasn’t had a match shortly (which, by the way in which, is true).
Sebastian Lletget: 6 — Identical as Musah on the unhealthy and good entrance, however this was a camp that noticed him off his prime type, which he had introduced to just about each USMNT camp since Berhalter took cost.
Brenden Aaronson: 9 — He was completely electrical, and his elusiveness is prime finish. At instances it appears to be like like his batteries are overflowing with juice however that’ll be refined with age. We’re not too positive Berhalter gained’t be having a phrase about attempting the absurd when the straightforward is greater than sufficient.
Timothy Weah (Off 74′): 8 — With a job as a large midfielder versus Mexico earlier than being tasked with some extra inside obligation — or simply ending up there — versus Costa Rica, this feels just like the time the Yanks discovered what occurs when a child phenom goes away for a Ligue 1 marketing campaign and turns into a participant with a deal with on his immense expertise.
Daryl Dike (Off 74′): 7 — Fairly darn good, and it was nice to see him get a objective and remind everybody — together with switch suitors —
Walker Zimmerman (On HT): 6 — Wasn’t challenged a ton. Would like to see him subsequent to John Brooks.
Jackson Yueill (On for Adams): 6 — The spot as No.2 or subsequent to Adams is up for grabs and he did nothing to lose his place.
Jordan Siebatchieu (On for Dike): 6 — Awaiting damage information
Giovanni Reyna (On for Weah): 8 — Drew penalty inside a minute of entry, transformed inside two. Drew a free kick, too, then led one other late rush.
Kellyn Acosta (On for Musah): N/A —
Sergino Dest (On for Robinson): N/A —