Jesus Ferreira didn’t convert a pair of first-half probabilities as USMNT forwards saved up their goal-scoring struggles in a 0-0 draw towards Uruguay on Sunday of their second of 4 World Cup warmup matches this month.
The U.S. took the sphere three hours after studying Wales can be its opening Group B World Cup opponent in November, earlier than the Individuals stretched their residence unbeaten streak to 25 matches since a September 2019 loss to Mexico. That is one shy of the crew document set from 2013-15.
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Ferreira had the very best of the probabilities for the U.S., with a 15-yard shot saved by Fernando Muslera within the nineteenth minute after which an open header go huge simply after. Haji Wright, who scored in his debut on Wednesday, changed Ferreira within the 61st minute.
USMNT forwards have one aim within the crew’s final 13 matches — by Ferreira in a 5-1 rout of Panama in a World Cup qualifier on March 27.
Edinson Cavani was huge with an 8-yard shot for Uruguay within the third minute of second-half stoppage time — a really dangerous miss from the usually dependable striker.
Within the USMNT’s first sport towards a South American opponent since a 1-1 draw towards Uruguay at St. Louis in 2019, midfielder Weston McKennie performed the primary half in his first begin for membership and nation since breaking two bones in his left foot with Juventus on Feb. 22.
Sean Johnson was in aim for america for the tenth time, the primary since January 2020, and the 32-year-old used his left shin to make a point-blank block on Darwin Nunez quarter-hour into the second half.
The Fifteenth-ranked U.S. began right-back DeAndre Yedlin for Reggie Cannon, left-back Joe Scally rather than Antonee Robinson and McKennie as a substitute of Brenden Aaronson.
Scally received his first begin after making his debut in a 3-0 win towards Morocco and shifted to the precise when Robinson changed Yedlin within the 62nd minute.
The U.S. wore jerseys with rainbow-colored numbers for Delight Month and wore orange armbands rainbow to assist stricter gun management measures.
In an odd twist, match officers allowed Uruguay to make seven substitutions, yet another than guidelines permit.
Uruguay coach Diego Alonso modified 10 starters from Thursday’s 3-0 win over Mexico, conserving solely defender Jose Gimenez.
The U.S. performs A hundred and seventieth-ranked Grenada on Friday at Austin, Texas, the primary of two CONCACAF Nations League matches, then is at No. 74 El Salvador on June 14.
The Individuals plan two September exhibitions in Europe, then return to the World Cup after lacking the 2018 event. They open Group B in Qatar on Nov. 21 towards Wales, which beat Ukraine 1-0 on Sunday for Europe’s remaining berth, then play England 4 days later and shut the primary spherical towards Iran on Nov. 29.
No. 13 Uruguay performs South Korea, Portugal and Ghana in Group H.