Greg was again the center of criticism after Berhalter The United States team suffered a 2–0 loss against Japan. Just two months before the start of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. However, the strategist’s number one enemy is injuries.
North American they were outnumbered He didn’t have a single shot on goal by the Asian team and throughout the matchA situation that further complicated the situation.
Berhalter couldn’t count on the four ordinary starters in the national team. Christian PulisicAntoine Robinson, Younis Musah and Timothy Weh were not taken into account Because he was hurt that Team USA coach didn’t want to take the risk.
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Injuries don’t leave USMNT alone
Not only in this meeting, The United States does not have a full team in practically all qualifiers. And still in the friendly before the World Cup starting in late November.
For friendly matches in June, Giovanni Reyna and Sergino Dest were great absentees from the call that Berhalter gave. March is the time he was closest to a full squad, but the now AC Milan winger was injured during the final dates of the qualifiers.
Perhaps one of the most sensitive losses occurred with Miles Robinson in the central defense.Joe settled with Atlanta United before an injury that practically ruled him out of the World Cup.
The United States will hold another friendly against Saudi Arabia next Tuesday, September 27And unless they schedule another event at the last minute, everything indicates that this will be the last rehearsal before the World Cup.