No disrespect to St. Kitts and Nevis, who have earned their right to be at the Gold Cup, but it's safe to say the United States men's national team will be favored on Wednesday night. After surviving to seal a 1-1 draw with Jamaica in the opening game of the tournament, the U.S. will now take on an opponent with a bit less punch, to put it lightly.
This is the Sugar Boys' first-ever Gold Cup, having failed to qualify between 1991 and 2021. Their first game came against Trinidad and Tobago, ending in a 3-0 battering that saw the Soca Warriors jump right to the top of the group.
What we're getting at here is that the USMNT will be heavy, heavy favorites, which means this may be the time to rotate a little bit after a real battle with Jamaica. B.J. Callaghan has some interesting decisions to make, both tactically and some enforced due to injury. A few players will be questionable for this game, which means we will likely see some new faces in the USMNT XI.
But who should Callaghan go with? GOAL takes a look...
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