The USMNT must get a result when they start CONCACAF World Cup qualifying against St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday, but the starting XI still raise some question marks.
The omission of Clint Dempsey from the USMNT World Cup qualifying roster is the biggest surprise in a highly confusing roster from Jurgen Klinsmann.
Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and Miguel Layun stole the spotlight from Fabian Johnson and the USMNT as the Mexico Men's National Team's prolific history in the Champions League continued.
The USMNT did not fight for beleaguered manager Jurgen Klinsmann and showed zero pride to hit rock bottom.
Jurgen Klinsmann used Fabian Johnson as a scapegoat and sent him home from USMNT camp in another ridiculous move by the coach.
Saturday was one of the worst days in USMNT history and Jurgen Klinsmann's fingerprints are all over the disaster.
Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey were non-existent for the USMNT against Mexico in the CONCACAF Cup. This could be a bigger issue than it seems at this point.
A defensive-minded starting XI for the USMNT against Mexico in the CONCACAF Cup would give them a chance to control the match from the beginning and throw Mexico off balance.
The USMNT midfield is the key to victory over Mexico in the CONCACAF Cup, as they must play balanced and keep the opposition defenders honest.
The loss of Giovani Dos Santos is mitigated by the return of Andres Guardado to the Mexico Men's National Team. With Jesus Corona filling in, they will feel confident against the USMNT.