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USMNT player ratings from a dismal night in Toronto

United States v Canada - CONCACAF Nations League

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 15: Michael Bradley #4 of the United States battles for the ball with Scott Arfield #8 of Canada during a CONCACAF Nations League game at BMO Field on October 15, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

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Oh no.

The United States men’s national team had its worst performance since, well, last month.

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Were there bright spots? Well, at least one.

Let’s dig into an ugly 2-0 loss to the Canadians in Toronto.


Starting XI

Zack Steffen -- 8 -- Couldn’t do much on the goal, and was the only reason this wasn’t a blowout.

Daniel Lovitz -- 5 -- Couple of nice slide tackles. Steady enough on a bad day.

Tim Ream -- 4 -- Slipshod after two-straight notably good caps.

Aaron Long -- 4 -- Some really good moments and joined Steffen in saving the day despite a few glaring errors, and almost made amends for Yedlin’s awful effort on the goal. That said, out to lunch on Cavallini’s second.

DeAndre Yedlin (Off 73') -- 3 -- Another unforgivable lack of attention and intensity on a conceded goal at the back post from Yedlin. Really, really poor.

Michael Bradley -- 4 -- Poor on the opening goal. Industrious but a step slow on the evening. Not what we expected from TFC’s captain at BMO Field.

Weston McKennie -- 3 -- Left all his momentum somewhere between Friday and here. A step back and one that begs if he knew the plan.

Cristian Roldan (Off 73') -- 3 -- An awful giveaway would’ve put the Yanks down 1-0 if not for Steffen’s heroics. Not on the level.

Christian Pulisic (Off 60') -- 4 -- Maybe his worst day in a U.S. shirt, bodied up often before missing a point blank chance to give the U.S. a lead. Berhalter said after the game that the player was suffering from the flu, so he gets an extra point for gutting it out.

Jordan Morris -- 6 -- One of the few bright spots in attack, should’ve had an assist on Pulisic’s missed xG.

Josh Sargent (Off 73') -- 5 -- Industrious but on an island.

Substitutions

Paul Arriola (On 60') -- 6 -- Made some decent plays but isn’t a game breaker and didn’t have an outlet for his efforts.

Gyasi Zardes (On 73') -- N/A -- This was the time to bring him on, hoping his athleticism and work rate could provide something that was missing.

Nick Lima (On 73') -- N/A -- Deserves to start over either full back.

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