With his squad’s average age coming in at 24 years, 204 days, Ferretti has balanced that experience by summoning 16 players aged 24 and under.
U.S. head coach Dave Sarachan will announce his roster on Sunday, Sept. 2, and with the MNT boss expected to call in another youthful roster, the September clash in Nashville should mark the next chapter in the storied rivalry between the two countries.
DETAILED ROSTER BY POSITION (Club; 2018 World Cup players listed in bold)
GOALKEEPERS (3): Hugo González (Necaxa), Gibrán Lajud (Tijuana), Guillermo Ochoa (Standard Liège/BEL)
DEFENDERS (8): José Abella (Santos Laguna), Oswaldo Alanís (Real Oviedo/ESP), Edson Álvarez (Club América), Jesús Angulo (Tijuana), Gerardo Arteaga (Santos Laguna), Jesús Gallardo (Monterrey), Luis Rodríguez (Tigres UANL), Carlos Salcedo (Eintracht Frankfurt/GER)
MIDFIELDERS (9): Erick Aguirre (Pachuca), Roberto Alvarado (Cruz Azul), Jonathan dos Santos (LA Galaxy/USA), Jonathan González (Monterrey) Erick Gutiérrez (Pachuca), Víctor Guzmán (Pachuca), Elías Hernández (Cruz Azul), Diego Lainez (Club América), Orbelín Pineda (Guadalajara)
FORWARDS (5): Hirving Lozano (PSV Eindhoven/NED), Raúl Jiménez (Wolverhampton Wanderers/ENG), Rodolfo Pizarro (Monterrey), Alan Pulido (Guadalajara), Ángel Zaldívar (Guadalajara)
Here we go!! 👊🏼⚽️ These are the players called up for our upcoming matches against 🇺🇾 and 🇺🇸!#PasiónyOrgullo pic.twitter.com/BJVWH11W1R— Mexican National Team (@miseleccionmxEN) August 29, 2018