The American men’s national team will try to rebound against Saint Kitts and Nevis in the Gold Cup on Thursday after drawing with Jamaica. The USMNT’s objective will be obvious when they get onto the pitch: to score as many goals as they can to avoid tying for first place in the group. B.J. Callaghan, the interim manager, must alter the starting lineup, particularly while Jordan Morris recovers from a knee injury. If Morris is unable to play, Cade Cowell may get the opportunity to start for the USMNT, giving them a young, developing offensive threat.
Saint Kitts and Nevis, who had been playing well before the Gold Cup, will try to recover from a 3-0 defeat to Trinidad & Tobago in the tournament’s opening match. But if the Sugar Boyz can maintain their composure against a USMNT team that hasn’t played many minutes together, the game might become tense.
How to watch and the chances
Date: June 28th, Wednesday | 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time
The stadium is located in St. Louis, Missouri.
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United States -10000; Draw +1200; Saint Kitts and Nevis +4000; Caesars Sportsbook
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The United States only allowed one shot in the second half while Brandon Vazquez scored an equaliser to earn a point, so if the same team that defeated Jamaica shows up in this game, there won’t be much of a problem. Callaghan demonstrated his ability to make the necessary adjustments while also formally tying six team members to the captaincy. The inexperience of this team is further demonstrated by the fact that Vazquez, Jalen Neal, John Tolkin, Aidan Morris, Alan Sonora, and Cowell all made their professional competitive debuts. Prior to the team’s numerous obligations, one of the objectives is to give as many players as possible experience in knockout competitions.
The team will only get younger without Morris, but Matt Turner, who just saved a penalty against Jamaica, can keep them in check. Saint Kitts and Nevis, the 100th country to take on the USMNT, will be their opponent in this maiden encounter. A delayed start to the game is possible because Saint Kitts’ lineup consists primarily of players from the USL and lesser English leagues.
After warming up for the match, the USMNT will be able to exploit weaknesses in Saint Kitts and Nevis’ defence to earn their first victory in this year’s Gold Cup. Choose: Saint Kitts and Nevis 4, the United States 4. 0