The FC Dallas star is just behind Christian Polisak as the youngster will get his first hat in a big match.
Ricardo Pippi became the second youngest player to start a World Cup qualifier for the US men’s national team as FC Dallas star joined the line-up for Wednesday’s crucial clash with Honduras.
PP, Who spoke the aim. About its recent rise and future ambitions earlier this summer., Has emerged as one of MLS’s deadliest strikers and will now be accused of helping the United States build a two-point journey from two games.
With the start, Pepe made his first USMNT appearance in just 18 years, 242 days, making him the second youngest American to qualify for the World Cup, second only to Christian Polisak (March 2016 against Guatemala). 17 years, 193 days in the match).
Faced with a must-win clash early in the cycle, USMNT boss Greg Berhlter has sent an unexpected lineup with several major changes.
Pepe, George Bello, James Sands and Mark Mackenzie will all play in the World Cup qualifiers for the first time, possibly after Sands plays as a center-back in the Central Midfield through the Gold Cup.
Mackenzie and Bello will join the defense with either John Brooks, Mills Robinson and either Calvin Acosta or Tyler Adams on the back of the right wing while Pepe Josh will play top-up with Sergeant and Christian Polisak.
The USMNT is without a number of key players, with injuries to Gio Reina and Sergino Dest and a positive Corona virus test to Zack Stephen, as well as a loss to Weston McKinney, who was sent back to Italy after violating the KwaZulu-Natal protocol. Sent.