USMNT VS. MEXICO: Starting Lineup and Team Formation Insights

USMNT VS. MEXICO: Pre-Game Broadcast, begins at 8 p.m. ET on Univision, Paramount+, and CBS Sports Golazo. Match Start: Scheduled for 9:15 p.m. ET, available on Univision and Paramount+.


Lineup Overview for USMNT vs. Mexico

Event: 2023-24 Concacaf Nations League Final

Date: March 24, 2024

Location: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas

Pre-Game Broadcast Schedule:

  • Coverage starts at 8 p.m. ET on Univision, Paramount+, and CBS Sports Golazo.
  • The game starts at 9:15 p.m. ET, broadcast on Univision and Paramount+.

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USMNT Starting Lineup Against Mexico:

  • Goalkeeper: Matt Turner (#1)
  • Defenders: Sergiño Dest (#2), Chris Richards (#3), Tim Ream (#13), Antonee Robinson (#5)
  • Midfielders: Tyler Adams (#4), Weston McKennie (#8), Gio Reyna (#7)
  • Forwards: Christian Pulisic (captain, #10), Haji Wright (#14), Tim Weah (#21)

Bench Players:

  • Goalkeepers: Ethan Horvath (#18), Drake Callender (#22)
  • Outfield Players: Yunus Musah (#6), Ricardo Pepi (#9), Brenden Aaronson (#11), Miles Robinson (#12), Johnny Cardoso (#15), Mark McKenzie (#16), Malik Tillman (#17), Joe Scally (#19), Folarin Balogun (#20), Kristoffer Lund (#23)

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Player Insights:

  • Christian Pulisic is captaining the USMNT for the 21st time tonight.
  • Gregg Berhalter has introduced five new starters compared to the semifinal against Jamaica.
  • Tonight’s lineup has an average age of 26 years, 63 days, and an average of 37 international appearances per player.
  • Ten of the starting eleven have played in previous Concacaf Nations League Finals.

Historical Context:

  • The USMNT holds a 23-36-17 record against Mexico but is currently on a six-match unbeaten streak.
  • It is Berhalter’s fourth final as the head coach of the USMNT.

Match Regulations:

  • Teams are allowed up to five substitutions in three opportunities; halftime is not a substitution moment.
  • An additional substitution is allowed if the match goes to extra time.

Officiating Crew:

  • Referee: Drew Fischer (Canada)
  • Assistant Referees: Michael Barwegen (Canada), Lyes Ayrfa (Canada)
  • Fourth Official: Mario Escobar (Guatemala)
  • VAR: Tatiana Guzman (Nicaragua), with Daneon Parchment (Jamaica) as the Assistant VAR.



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