Tonight’s USMNT Starting XI vs. Trinidad & Tobago

USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter utilizes the same starting XI that began Tuesday’s 4-0 win against Guyana.

USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago
2019 Concacaf Gold Cup - Group D, Match 2

June 22, 2019
FirstEnergy Stadium; Cleveland, Ohio
Live Broadcast: 8 p.m. ET on FS1, Univision and UDN

Tonight’s USMNT Starting XI vs. Trinidad & Tobago:
1-Zack Steffen (capt.), 2-Nick Lima, 4-Michael Bradley, 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

  • Starting XI Cap Numbers (including this match): Michael Bradley (147), Gyasi Zardes (47), Tim Ream (32), Christian Pulisic (27), Paul Arriola (25), Zack Steffen (12), Weston McKennie (11), Walker Zimmerman (9), Aaron Long (8), Nick Lima (6), Tyler Boyd (3)

  • Starting XI Gold Cup Cap Numbers (including this match): Bradley (22), Zardes (12), Arriola (7), Ream (6), Boyd, Lima, Long, Pulisic, McKennie, Steffen and Zimmerman (2 each).

  • Today’s Starting XI has an average age of 25 years, 288 days and 29 caps.

  • USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter utilizes the same starting XI that began Tuesday’s 4-0 win against Guyana.

  • Goalkeeper Zack Steffen captains the USMNT for the first time tonight. The 24-year-old is the seventh different player to wear the armband in the team’s eight matches this year.

  • Michael Bradley starts in the same stadium where he made his USMNT debut, a 2-0 win against Venezuela on May 26, 2006.

  • Christian Pulisic (3 goals), Paul Arriola and Michael Bradley (1 goal each) have previously scored against Trinidad & Tobago. The trio also played in the USA’s last match against the Soca Warriors on Oct. 10, 2017.

  • Long and Zimmerman partner in central defense for the fourth time in 2019. The pairing has yet to concede a goal, contributing to three clean sheets in a 3-0 win vs. Panama (Jan. 27 in Glendale, Ariz.), 2-0 win vs. Costa Rica (Feb. 2 in San Jose, Calif.) and 4-0 win against Guyana (June 18 in St. Paul, Minn.)

  • Arriola makes his team-leading eighth appearance of 2019.

  • With two goals each, Arriola, Boyd and Zardes are the USMNT’s joint goal scoring leaders in 2019.

  • Substitute Jozy Altidore is the USMNT’s all-time leading scorer against Trinidad & Tobago with five goals.

  • A USMNT win against Trinidad & Tobago combined with a Panama win or draw against Guyana in today’s first game would see the USA clinch a berth in the knockout round.

  • The USMNT is 18-3-4 all-time against Trinidad & Tobago, 13-0-1 on home soil and 3-0-0 in Concacaf Gold Cup play.

  • The USMNT is 33-1-4 all-time in the Gold Cup Group Stage.