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USMNT Player Ratings from a 1-0 win over Paraguay

Paraguay v United States

CARY, NC - MARCH 27: DeAndre Yedlin #2 of United States intecepts a paass intended for Nestor Camacho #7 of Paraguay during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

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The United States’ young XI showed plenty of inspired work in a 1-0 win over Paraguay on Tuesday.

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Here’s how Dave Sarachan’s men fared in Cary, North Carolina.

Starting XI

Zack Steffen -- 7 -- The breakout star of last season’s late MLS run, Columbus’ backstop has not lost anything since returning from Europe.

DeAndre Yedlin -- 6 -- Showed spunk in collecting his 50th cap.

Matt Miazga -- 7 -- Combined well with CCV to do what U.S. center back pairs should almost always do well against equal or lesser competition: win most balls in the air.

Cameron Carter-Vickers -- 7 -- We haven’t seen much of the Spurs prospect thanks to loans to Sheffield United and Ipswich Town, but he looked composed for a player who won’t turn 21 until New Year’s Eve.

Jorge Villafana -- 6 -- Very active and promising in the first 15 minutes, but otherwise simply solid. Part of a unit that limited Almiron.

Wil Trapp -- 8 -- Steady and calm in a performance that delivered on his promise as Columbus’ holding midfielder extraordinaire.

Darlington Nagbe (Off 90+1') -- 6 -- One really creative run down the left wing but nothing special on the day. Average stuff.

Marky Delgado (Off 86') -- 7 -- Delightful would-be assist on the Adams-won penalty, and it’s easy to forget he’s only 22 since he debuted at 17 for Chivas USA. Composed, and a coup for Toronto FC.

Tyler Adams -- 8 -- A Man of the Match caliber performance from the New York Red Bulls midfielder, Adams won a penalty kick and was ever-present. One of those “Did he leave the screen?” performances.

Kenny Saief (Off 67') -- 6 -- Had some very dangerous moments on the left and it’s hard to imagine the Anderlecht man doesn’t have a future playing serious matches for the U.S.

Bobby Wood (Off 77') -- 7 -- Ran his proverbial socks off, and coolly converted his penalty. Missed on what should’ve been a goal from the run of play before petering out from a lack of game action.

Substitutes

Rubio Rubin (On 67') -- 7 -- Great cutback in vision during his 89th minute set-up of Weah for what became a dangerous free kick.

Andriya Novakovich (On 77') -- The Belgian-based striker is one of the Yanks’ most promising center forwards, and nearly found his way onto the score sheet on debut.

Tim Weah (On 86') -- 7 -- Usually wouldn’t get a rating for eight minutes of work, but you know you want one. Plus he kinda deserves one: Won a dangerous free kick and stole a ball that nearly set Novakovich up for a goal on debut.

Cristian Roldan (On 90+1') -- N/A

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