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Player ratings for the USMNT’s woeful show at Wembley

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Unites States Wil Trapp, front, and England’s Dele Ali vie for the ball during the international friendly soccer match between England and the United States at Wembley stadium, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)


The United States men were hammered by England’s B Team on Thursday at Wembley Stadium in a disappointing start to the international break.

[ MORE: Match recap ]

Here’s how the individual players fared.

Starting XI

Brad Guzan -- 4 -- He’s going to get his chances due to a long track record with the national team, but his days as the presumed No. 1 must be done.

Jorge Villafana (Off 88') -- 4 -- Not so good, Al.

Matt Miazga -- 5 -- The best you could say is it could’ve been worse for the Nantes man, as balls zipped through the 18 a bit too often.

John Brooks -- 6 -- A step better than Miazga, but would be better served in a back three.

DeAndre Yedlin -- 5 -- Active if inaccurate on the right edge, one of the players who looked the least intimidated by the competition.

Tim Weah (Off 76') -- 5 -- Largely anonymous.

Wil Trapp (Off 70') -- 6 -- Very busy in the center of the pitch, and probably the standout performer for the first hour in terms of the USMNT.

Weston McKennie (Off 76') -- 5 -- Not his best day, but industrious in the center of the park.

Christian Pulisic -- 4 -- Had his moments, of course, but this was certainly not his day on a fairly decent sized stage (here in America). His 3 of a first half amended a bit by a 5 or 6 in the second stage, but the first part gets weighted because that’s when they needed their star. Heavy is the head...

Julian Green (Off 62') -- 4 -- A couple moments of danger including a hard hit at Jordan Pickford, but largely anonymous.

Bobby Wood -- 5 -- Ran his shorts off, as usual, but lacked the instincts to prepare for a golden header chance and then dawdled in wasting a chance to spring Kenny Saief on goal.


Tyler Adams (On 62') -- 6 -- A part of the steadying influence in the team during the second half.

Kellyn Acosta (On 70') -- 6 -- Barely missed a beat in sliding in for Trapp, who had lofty responsibilities on the day.

Sebastian Lletget (On 76') -- N/A

Kenny Saief (On 76') -- N/A

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