USNT Roster for Nov Friendlies

meyers7

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Playing England (11/15) and Italy (11/20) in Nov.

GK - Guzan, Horvath and Steffen
DF - Brooks, Cannon, Carter-Vickers, Long, Miazga, Moore, Robinson, Villafana, Yedlin, Zimmerman
MF - Acosta, Adams, de la Torre, Delgado, Romain Gall, Green, Lletget, McKennie, Nagbe, Pulisic, Saief, Trapp, Weah
FW - Sargent, Wood
 
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Dribbling to Nowhere: The Darlington Nagbe biography.
On a team that struggles to keep possession Nagbe is one player you can trust to keep the ball. He doesn't score often, but if soccer kept hockey assists you would find he is more involved in scoring plays than it appears.

It's interesting that Nagbe is a favorite whipping boy. Maybe it's because he moves through the field with the ball with such ease that we expect so much more.
 

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Who missed the cut? The three biggest US national team roster snubs

MLS whining. They might as well call up every American who ever played soccer to make these idiots happy.
Well Canouse can be covered by Adams, Acosta, McKennie and Trapp.
Arriola can be covered by Nagbe (though I'd prefer Arriola), Weah, de la Torre, Pulisic, Lleget, Saief. And I guess Gall can play RW too.
And Parker, well we're pretty stacked at CB. Erik Palmer-Brown didn't get called in either.
 

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Well Canouse can be covered by Adams, Acosta, McKennie and Trapp.
Arriola can be covered by Nagbe (though I'd prefer Arriola), Weah, de la Torre, Pulisic, Lleget, Saief. And I guess Gall can play RW too.
And Parker, well we're pretty stacked at CB. Erik Palmer-Brown didn't get called in either.
Erik doesn’t play in MLS therefore it’s not a snub.
 

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On a team that struggles to keep possession Nagbe is one player you can trust to keep the ball. He doesn't score often, but if soccer kept hockey assists you would find he is more involved in scoring plays than it appears.

It's interesting that Nagbe is a favorite whipping boy. Maybe it's because he moves through the field with the ball with such ease that we expect so much more.
His dribbles never amount to much though. I’ve seen him play in person a handful of times. He’s a standout until he has to pass the ball.
 

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Yea I know, the point was not even EPB got called in.
When I say snub, I just mean according to MLS. If a foreign player gets passed over they rejoice. But two friendlies in Europe? I would think they bring him in at least to see how he is doing.
 
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His dribbles never amount to much though. I’ve seen him play in person a handful of times. He’s a standout until he has to pass the ball.
The vast majority of dribbles, heck, the vast majority of plays in soccer amount to nothing. I just don't understand the amount of criticism heaped on DN.
 
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USA won't be playing againt England's Danny Welbeck in the upcoming friendly. The poor guy snapped his ankle in Arsenal's Europa match this afternoon. Went-up for a header and came down on his leg badly, his foot was rotated 90 degrees away from the rest of his leg. Looks to be his third major injury in 4 years.
 

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USA won't be playing againt England's Danny Welbeck in the upcoming friendly. The poor guy snapped his ankle in Arsenal's Europa match this afternoon. Went-up for a header and came down on his leg badly, his foot was rotated 90 degrees away from the rest of his leg. Looks to be his third major injury in 4 years.
Wayne Rooney got the call up... it’s for charity.
 
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On a team that struggles to keep possession Nagbe is one player you can trust to keep the ball. He doesn't score often, but if soccer kept hockey assists you would find he is more involved in scoring plays than it appears.
Not for the national team, he doesn't. But I also have to admit, I see him as the poster boy for the negative effect MLS has on the USMNT. He snubbed a call-up so JK rightly had nothing do with him. JK gets canned and practically the first thing they do is bring Nagbe back into the fold. He's a stiff.
 

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Not for the national team, he doesn't. But I also have to admit, I see him as the poster boy for the negative effect MLS has on the USMNT. He snubbed a call-up so JK rightly had nothing do with him. JK gets canned and practically the first thing they do is bring Nagbe back into the fold. He's a stiff.
I totally forgot about that. F Nagbe.
 


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