The United States will have a tailor-made zone at the World Cup. A member of Group B, it will face England, Wales, and Iran at the start of the tournament, seeking to qualify for the round of 16. The Americans kick off on Monday, November 21 against Wales at Ahmad Bin Ali. They will then face England on November 25 in Al Bayt and finally play Iran on November 29 in Al Thumama.
The Stars and Stripes will play two international friendlies in September in addition to a training camp to get to Qatar in the best possible shape. At that time, Berhalter will have to finish evaluating his players to make the final decision on the roster.
The U.S. National Team finished third in the CONCACAF Qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup by winning seven games, drawing four, and losing three. Although the U.S. finished with the same 25 points as Costa Rica, the goal difference gave them a direct berth to the next FIFA World Cup.
The most important facts about the U.S. national team
The Stars and Stripes are under the command of Gregg Berhalter, who has at his disposal a great squad that has a real chance of going far in the new edition of the world's greatest football event. Christian Pulisic will be the captain, accompanied by renowned players such as Weston McKennie, Giovanni Reyna, Walker Zimmerman, and Myles Turner.
At just 23 years of age, Christian Pulisic has already accumulated eight seasons in European soccer: four in the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund and the same number in the Premier League with Chelsea. The U.S. No. 10 usually wears the captain's armband and with more than 20 goals scored in the USMNT, five of which came in the CONCACAF Qualifiers, he will be the great American star for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.