World Pleasant: USA vs. Japan

Japan vs. USMNT
World Pleasant
September 23, 2022
Düsseldorf Enviornment, Düsseldorf, Germany
Pre-Recreation Protection: 8 a.m. ET on ESPN2, ESPN+; 8:20 a.m. ET on UniMás, TUDN
Kickoff: 8:26 a.m. ET on ESPN2, ESPN+, UniMás, TUDN
Social Media: @USMNT on Twitter and Instagram; U.S. Football on Fb , The U.S. Football App

Nowadays’s USMNT Beginning XI vs. Japan: 1-Matt Turner, 2-Sergiño Dest, 3-Walker Zimmerman (capt.), 4-Tyler Adams, 5-Aaron Lengthy, 6-Sam Vines, 8-Weston McKennie, 9-Jesús Ferreira, 11-Brenden Aaronson, 14-Luca de los angeles Torre, 21-Gio Reyna


Substitutes: 18-Ethan Horvath, 25-Sean Johnson, 7-Paul Arriola, 12-Erik Palmer-Brown, 13-Jordan Morris, 15-Johnny Cardoso, 16-Mark McKenzie, 17-Malik Tillman, 19-Ricardo Pepi, 20-Reggie Cannon, 22-DeAndre Yedlin, 23-Kellyn Acosta, 24-Josh Sargent, 26-Joe Scally



  • USMNT Beginning XI Cap Numbers (together with this fit): Weston McKennie (36), Walker Zimmerman (32), Tyler Adams (31), Aaron Lengthy (28), Brenden Aaronson (23), Matt Turner (19), Sergiño Dest (18), Jesús Ferreira (14), Gio Reyna (13), Luca de los angeles Torre (12), Sam Vines (9)
  • Nowadays’s Beginning XI has a mean age of 24 years, 143 days and moderate cap choice of 20.
  • Ahead Gio Reyna makes his first world get started in additional than a 12 months, final doing so within the 0-0 draw at El Salvador to open 2022 FIFA International Cup Qualifying on Sept. 2, 2021. Reyna dons the quantity 21 blouse as of late, the similar quantity his father Claudio wore a complete of 42 instances for the USMNT, together with on the 1998 FIFA International Cup.
  • Defender Sam Vines makes his first USMNT look because the Concacaf Gold Cup Ultimate in opposition to Mexico on Aug. 1, 2021, and earns his first get started because the semifinal in opposition to Qatar on July 29, 2021. Because of that look in contrast 12 months’s International Cup hosts, Vines is the one USMNT starter that has performed in opposition to opposition from the Asian Soccer Confederation.
  • After lacking each the March and June world home windows, defender Sergiño Dest makes his first look because the Jan. 30 International Cup Qualifying fit at Canada.
  • Walker Zimmerman captains the aspect for the 6th time as of late.
  • Tyler Adams, Luca de los angeles Torre and Weston McKennie get started in combination in midfield for the primary time as of late.
  • The ahead line of Brenden Aaronson, Jesús Ferreira and Gio Reyna additionally get started in combination for the primary time as of late.
  • Jesús Ferreira leads all USMNT avid gamers with 5 objectives in 8 fits right through 2022.
  • Aaron Lengthy and Walker Zimmerman spouse in central protection for the tenth time. The USMNT is 7-1-1 when the veteran duo pair in combination at the again line.
  • 3 starters have represented golf equipment right here in Germany. Gio Reyna has performed for Borussia Dortmund since 2019, Weston McKennie covered up for Schalke from 2017-2020 and Tyler Adams represented RB Leipzig from 2019-2022.
  • Will have to he sub into the fit this night, midfielder Kellyn Acosta will seem in opposition to the rustic of his father and grandmother’s delivery.
  • Christian Pulisic is off as of late’s roster on account of a knock he took in coaching previous this week. He’ll be evaluated daily for his availability to play in opposition to Saudi Arabia on Sept. 27 in Murcia, Spain.
  • The USMNT will get dressed 25 avid gamers, whilst Japan will get dressed 26 for as of late’s recreation. Six substitutions are allowed in 3 other moments. Halftime does now not depend as a substitution second.
  • The USMNT is 1-1-0 all-time in opposition to Japan. The Samurai Blue received the primary assembly, a 3-1 victory on March 14, 1993 in Tokyo. The US received the final assembly, incomes a 3-2 outcome on Feb. 10, 2006 in San Francisco.
  • The USMNT is 36-9-9 in 54 fits below Gregg Berhalter.
  • Nowadays’s fit marks the crew’s 3rd impartial web site pleasant below Berhalter. The US earned a 6-2 win in opposition to Panama on Nov. 16, 2020, and a 4-1 win in opposition to Jamaica on March 25, 2021. Each fits had been performed in Wiener Neustadt, Austria.
  • Felix Zwayer of Germany is the referee for this night’s fit. That is the primary time he has officiated a USMNT fit.  

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