MEXICO CITY, March 23 (EL UNIVERSAL).- Gregg Berhalter, coach of the United States, appears to be weaving a entice.
The United States has 21 factors within the tie, the identical as Mexico, so the duel appears essential to qualify for the World Cup.
But trying to the fast future, after taking part in in opposition to the Tricolor, they are going to face rivals that search to qualify by way of playoffs, similar to Panama and Costa Rica, so seeing the strain that’s coming, drop this phrase forward of tomorrow’s recreation on the Aztec stadium.
“We debated whether to play a B team against Mexico. It was an important exercise to do that with the whole coaching staff… We came out with our answer and you will see it tomorrow.”
There is a silence, and he provides: “There is nothing wrong with looking at both sides of this. Panama is important, but so are Mexico and Costa Rica.”
Who believes Berhalter? Maybe he would not even do it.
He assures that for a staff that missed the earlier World Cup, “this is probably the biggest week of our lives as coaches and players. I mean it honestly. This is bigger than an MLS final and I’ve already been there.”
Of course, regardless of the line-up is, he assured that “it will be a highly competitive game. We know that when these two teams come together, the type of game that is produced is high, competitive, dramatic. We are ready for that. The guys understand that and what it will take to compete and win the game.”
Winning, no matter it’s, will go to win: “My mentality has to be that, win any game and this one more, because winning means qualifying.”
It has been tough to kind his line-up, because of the injured and even as a result of there are individuals who drag a yellow card: “We have Tyler Adams, Yedlin, Steffen, Pefok and Weah with yellow. The boys should be clever. There should be warning as a result of we love them out there for the subsequent recreation.