Gregg Berhalter returns to the line for the United States as the USMNT host St. Louis Uzbekistan in the first of two friendlies in September.
Interim head coaches Anthony Hudson and B.J. Callaghan led the USMNT immediately after Berhalter’s contract expired, but now that US Soccer has decided to bring back the coach from the previous World Cup cycle for another four years, the 50-year-old starts. his second stint in charge tonight.
Berhalter has named a strong squad for this year’s September international window, calling up regulars Christian Pulisic, Folarin Balogun and Antonee Robinson among a host of other players from Europe’s big clubs. Young talents such as Cade Cowell and Benja Cremaschi are also emerging, with Berhalter hoping to convince the latter to choose the USMNT over his dual eligibility with Argentina.
The US had never faced Uzbekistan before. The Asian rivals are ranked 74th in the world.
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