Tonight’s U.S. MNT Starting XI vs. Guyana

Lineup Notes

USA vs. Guyana
2019 Concacaf Gold Cup - Group D, Match 1

June 18, 2019
Allianz Field; St. Paul, Minn.
Live Broadcast: 10 p.m. ET on FS1, UniMas and UDN

Tonight’s U.S. MNT Starting XI vs. Guyana:
1-Zack Steffen, 2-Nick Lima, 4-Michael Bradley (capt.), 5-Walker Zimmerman, 7-Paul Arriola, 8-Weston McKennie, 9-Gyasi Zardes, 10-Christian Pulisic, 13-Tim Ream, 21-Tyler Boyd, 23-Aaron Long

Substitutes: 12-Sean Johnson, 22-Tyler Miller, 3-Omar Gonzalez,6-Wil Trapp, 11-Jordan Morris, 14-Reggie Cannon, 15-Cristian Roldan, 16-Daniel Lovitz, 17-Jozy Altidore, 18-Jonathan Lewis, 19-Matt Miazga, 20-Djordje Mihailovic

  • USMNT Starting XI Cap Numbers (including this match): Michael Bradley (146), Gyasi Zardes (46), Tim Ream (31), Christian Pulisic (26), Paul Arriola (24), Zack Steffen (11), Weston McKennie (10), Walker Zimmerman (8), Aaron Long (7), Nick Lima (5), Tyler Boyd (2)

  • Today’s Starting XI has an average age of 25 years, 284 days and 28 caps.

  • USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter makes three changes from the last match against Venezuela, inserting defender Walker Zimmerman and midfielders Michael Bradley and Christian Pulisic.

  • Seven players make their Concacaf Gold Cup debut: Boyd, Lima, Long, Pulisic, McKennie, Steffen and Zimmerman. For all but Pulisic it’s also their first appearance in official competition at the senior level.

  • Gold Cup Cap Numbers for the rest of the Starting XI (including this match): Bradley (21), Zardes (11), Arriola (6), Ream (5).

  • With his 21st cap in the tournament, Michael Bradley moves into a tie for fourth on the USMNT’s Gold Cup appearances list alongside DaMarcus Beasley, Frankie Hejduk and Eric Wynalda.

  • Bradley also captains the side for the first time in 2019, and 48th game overall. 

  • Long and Zimmerman partner in central defense for the third time in 2019. The pair contributed to two clean sheets, going the full 90 minutes in a 3-0 win vs. Panama (Jan. 27 in Glendale, Ariz.) and 2-0 win vs. Costa Rica (Feb. 2 in San Jose, Calif.)

  • Tonight’s match marks the first time that Bradley, McKennie and Pulisic have started together.

  • Paul Arriola makes his team-leading seventh appearance of 2019.

  • At 20 years, 294 days, McKennie makes his 10th international appearance for the USMNT.

  • Minnesota becomes the 28th state to host a USMNT match tonight (including Washington, D.C.). The team is 10-10-7 all-time in state debut matches.

  • The USMNT faces its 98th different international opponent in Guyana tonight. The team is 42-38-17 in its first match against an opponent.

  • The USMNT is 32-1-4 all-time in the Gold Cup Group Stage and 13-0-1 in its opening match at the tournament.