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It was a pretty bad performance from the Americans at Wembley, but hiring a coach should help.

  • an abysmal opening 13 minutes
  • why this happened (a bad job by Sarachan and not the players' faults)
  • a roster rundown and a few other things
  • bright spots
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The USA will face England on Thursday afternoon and Italy on Tuesday, and we’re here to talk about the roster and who we’d like to see in the starting XI. Might be the first time we get to see Pulisic, McKennie and Adams on the field at the same time! We talk about the U20s and the USWNT later in the episode.

-0:30 roster absences

  • 11:48 goalkeepers

  • 13:05 centerbacks

  • 17:29 right backs

  • 18:52 left backs

  • 21:20 central midfield

  • 29:37 attacking midfielders and wingers

  • 35:02 strikers

  • 38:30 preferred XIs vs England

  • 41:40 Short Corners: USMNT U20s, USWNT, USWNT U17s, MLS playoffs

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The 4-3-2-1 seems to work better than the 4-1-4-1, but nobody’s claimed the central advanced midfield role. We run through the candidates, and the future candidates, for the job. Then we discuss the U.S. U20 roster for the Concacaf Championship, and then, best of all, Atlanta United 2 Coach Scott Donnelly joins to talk about coaching in USL, George Bello, Andrew Carleton, and USL as a place for young players to develop. Long episode. Please make use of the show notes to get what you want from it.

The Current Pool of 10-ish CMs

  • 2:30 Acosta
  • 6:50 Nagbe
  • 13:20 Weah
  • 17:56 Pulisic
  • 23:40 McKennie
  • 27:35 Delgado

The Kids Who Can Play the 10 or Thereabouts

  • 33:00 Richie Ledezma
  • 37:27 Alex Mendez
  • 41:05 Gianluca Busio
  • 45:00 Andrew Carleton
  • 48:45 Efrain Alvarez

U20 roster for the Concacaf Championship - 53:35

Scott Donnelly Interview

  • 1:05:15 intro and general ATLUTD2 questions
  • 1:22:40 George Bello
  • 1:30:00 Andrew Carleton
  • 1:37:45 Chris Goslin
  • 1:40:00 Diego Lopez
  • 1:42:00 Jackson Conway
  • 1:48:30 state of US soccer development
  • 1:52:50 USL as a place for talent to develop
  • 1:58:25 USMNT World Cup qualifying failure
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The laboratory was humming Thursday night in Tampa when the USA lost 4-2 to Colombia, with Saief, Bradley, Green and Weah experiments underway, among others. What did we learn? How did the midfield look in McKennie's and Adams' absences? How good is Kenny Saief? Those and many other questions asked and answered in today's episode.

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Dave Sarachan released the 24-man roster for the friendlies with Colombia and Peru on Oct. 11 and 16. The big question is who will play in which capacity in the midfield, and we talked about that for a while, among other things.

  • 0:30 brief overview of the roster
  • 17:45 snubs
  • 25:15 extended discussion: how are we gonna sort out this midfield?
  • 1:00:35 Short Corners: USWNT World Cup qualifiers, Cristiano Ronaldo’s depressing news, Sebastian Soto the U19 goal-scoring machine, and the U.S. U17s go to Mexico City
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