Months away from Qatar 2022, there are a lot of doubts surrounding the USMNT. The Stars and Stripes made it through the Concacaf qualifying process successfully, but now it’s turn to select the best players available to build a solid starting XI in order to keep the World Cup title dream alive.
The FIFA World Cup is just around the corner and all the national teams are trying to find a host of games to select 26 players for Qatar 2022. As for USMNT, there are doubts about the XI that it will start to face. tourney, as it is a quick fitness process and rotation is not an option in this type of competition.
This tournament is very important for the American national team. They did not participate in Russia 2018 and the home tournament between them and Mexico is on fire right now. In recent games, the Stars and Stripes have dominated El Tri, but it is well known that this event is the one that both attended and pride is on the tables.
During the qualifying matches, Canada became the leading team as Maple Leaf finished in first place with 26 points. Mexico and USMNT are tied for second place with 22, but the goal difference is better in the United States. The race is up to teams in Concacaf (and Costa Rica) and will try their best to but the name of the zone on the world radar.
Unfortunately for the other 26 players, only seats are available on the plane that will take them to Qatar. Gregg Berhalter, USMNT coach, will leave big names out, but he will try to find the best team and build the first XI that can pass Group B without problems to keep the title dream alive.
Which is the best starting XI of USMNT for Qatar 2022?
Goalkeeper: Zach Steffen
Defender: Sergino Dest, Antonee Robinson, Walker Zimmerman, Aaron Long
Midfielders: Weston McKennie, Yunus Musah or Tyler Adams, Gio Reyna
Forwards: Christian Pulisic, Tim Weah, Ricardo Pepi