The United States takes on Canada today in Toronto at BMO Field at 6 cdt on NBC Sports Network.
The game pre-cedes the U.S. opening World Cup qualifier next Friday in Tampa, Florida against Antigua Barbuda .
So where are the areas that one thinks the United States still has questions?
Clearly a center-back partner for Carlos Bocanegra seems a priority.
Dynamo central defender Geoff Cameron could get the start today though Clarence Goodson has yet to get a run.
Cameron continues to get attention from Europe and many believe he will make the jump overseas in the upcoming transfer period.
An article from Tribalfootball.com that did not cite sources claims interest from Reading, Southhampton and West Ham United. Mentions have also included interest from Germany and the Netherlands.
Oguchi Onyewu looked less than mobile against Brazil in the 4-1 loss this past Wednesday.
My bet is that Cameron gets the start today along with Jozy Altidore up front if he is injury free.
Klinsmann consistently has used Tim Howard in goal, Fabian Johnson at left back, Carlos Bocanegra at cb, Steve Cherundolo at right back, Maurice Edu, Michael Bradley and Jermaine Jones as the three-set in midfield with Torres on the left, Donovan on the right.
Of course someone will have to make way for Clint Dempsey who hopes to move to a club that will get him Champions League Football. Dempsey is most effective closer to goal behind a primary striker.
Could Dempsey play at the top of a three-man central midfield with two holding players behind him or will Klinsmann vary between the starting point of a 4-3-3 and a 4-4-2 based on personel.
It all seems fascinating but a not to be considered is that the U20 national team this past weekend played out of a 4-3-3 against a Dynamo Academy squad.
Jurgen Klinsmann had this to say about his team after the 4-1 loss to Brazil.
“We would like to develop a style of play that is more attacking, a higher pace and more possession-based type of soccer. And in that process you go through ups and downs.”
The scheduling of Brazil after Scotland turned out to be perfect timing when it comes to preparation. After ripping apart the Scots 5-1 the United States got glowing reports but were quickly grounded after the Brazil humbler of 4-1.
So much could be learned and gleaned from the Brazil game.
Mexico takes on Brazil in at Dallas Cowboys Stadium today starting at 1:30 pm.
Their under 23 team led by Marco Fabian and Alan Pulido won the Toulon Tournament in France beating Turkey 3-0.
Thoughts on today’s game?
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