Tonight’s USMNT Starting XI vs. Jamaica

The winner of tonight’s match will face Mexico in the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Final on Sunday, July 7 at Soldier Field in Chicago.

USA vs. Jamaica

2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Semifinal

July 3, 2019
Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tenn.
Live Broadcast: 9:30 p.m. ET on FS1, Univision, UDN and Futbol de Primera Radio Network

Tonight’s USMNT Starting XI vs. Jamaica:
1-Zack Steffen, 4-Michael Bradley, 7-Paul Arriola, 8-Weston McKennie, 10-Christian Pulisic, 11-Jordan Morris, 13-Tim Ream (capt.), 14-Reggie Cannon, 17-Jozy Altidore, 19-Matt Miazga, 23-Aaron Long

Substitutes: 12-Sean Johnson, 22-Tyler Miller, 2-Nick Lima 3-Omar Gonzalez, 5-Walker Zimmerman, 6-Wil Trapp, 9-Gyasi Zardes, 15-Cristian Roldan, 16-Daniel Lovitz, 18-Jonathan Lewis, 20-Djordje Mihailovic, 21-Tyler Boyd


  • Starting XI Cap Numbers (including this match): Michael Bradley (149), Jozy Altidore (114), Tim Ream (34), Jordan Morris (32), Christian Pulisic (30), Paul Arriola (27), Matt Miazga (16), Zack Steffen (14), Weston McKennie (13), Aaron Long (10), Reggie Cannon (5)

  • Tonight’s Starting XI has an average age of 25 years, 171 days and 40 caps.

  • USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter makes four changes to the starting XI, inserting defenders Reggie Cannon and Matt Miazga along with forwards Jozy Altidore and Jordan Morris.

  • Starting XI Gold Cup Cap Numbers (including this match): Bradley (24), Altidore (12), Morris (10), Arriola (9), Ream (8), Pulisic (5), Long, McKennie and Zimmerman (4 each), Miazga (3), Cannon (2)

  • Tim Ream captains the USMNT for the second time in his international career. He previously wore the armband in the USA’s 1-0 win against Ecuador this past March on a night when Berhalter became only the second coach in team history to begin his tenure with three straight wins.

  • Michael Bradley makes his 24th Gold Cup appearance, tying Clint Dempsey for second on the USMNT’s all-time tournament caps list.

  • Seven players in the starting XI have contributed either a goal or assist in the tournament so far: Pulisic (1 goal, 3 assists), Arriola (2 goals, 1 assist), Long (2 goals), McKennie (1 goal, 1 assist), Morris (2 assists), Altidore (1 goal), Bradley, (1 assist).

  • Arriola makes his team-leading 10th appearance of 2019.

  • Just four players in the starting lineup appeared in the 1-0 defeat to Jamaica on June 5 in Washington, D.C.: Arriola, Miazga, Ream and Steffen.

  • Three players have previously scored against Jamaica: Altidore (3 goals), Morris (2) and Bradley (1).

  • Altidore and Morris scored in the last Gold Cup meeting with the Reggae Boyz, a 2-1 victory in the 2017 final on July 26, 2017 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.

  • Making his second start of the tournament, Altidore also returns to the same stadium where he became the youngest USMNT player to record a hat trick, with the then 19-year-old scoring all three goals in a 3-0 World Cup Qualifying win against Trinidad & Tobago on April 1, 2009. 

  • The USA comes into tonight’s match on a team-record nine-game winning streak in Concacaf Gold Cup play (July 12, 2017-June 30, 2019).

  • The USMNT also rides a 414-minute shutout streak, having last conceded a goal in the 36th minute of the June 9 match against Venezuela.

  • The USA is 15-3-8 all-time against Jamaica and 4-1-0 in Gold Cup play.

  • The winner of tonight’s match will face Mexico in the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Final on Sunday, July 7 at Soldier Field in Chicago.

2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Bracket