United States team will begin its next month’s Gold Cup when facing the first of two friendlies against high-caliber European opposition on Friday.
United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann analyses the Netherlands’ tactics USMNT’s friendly. 1-1 draw in Switzerland and then beating local rivals Mexico in April, the team should carry some belief with it into two challenging fixtures. “We want to play against those nations and show them that we not only came here to defend, but that we came here to attack and that we want to go forward and we want to score goals against them and we want to make life very miserable for them,” according to Klinsmann .
Klinsmann called in 22 players for this game and next week’s match against Germany.
For the Netherlands the match against the U.S. will act as preparation for a crucial qualifier against Latvia next Friday.