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SM: Lining up in a 4-4-2: Howard, Chandler, Ream, DeMerit, Bornstein, Donovan, Bradley, Jones, Dempsey, Agudelo and Altidore. If we played that line up, I wouldn't mind having Agudelo playing just behind Jozy but also having the freedom to get the ball down the wings and run at defenders. Bob Bradley has a tough choice in the midfield, using only two midfielders in the center out of Jones, Bradley and Edu, while Kljestan, Diskerud and Feilhaber all didn't get minutes vs. Argentina (Diskerud and Feilhaber didn't make the game roster). Bocanegra is much more of a center back than a left back as well, and I think we could see in the Argentina game that he doensn't have the pace to compete at a high international level on the flank. Maybe Bradley Sr. will surprise us and give Chandler or Lichaj a start at left back as opposed to their preferred spot right back.
MB: In a 4-4-2: Howard, Chandler, DeMerit, Onyewu, Bocanegra, Donovan, Bradley, Jones, Dempsey, Agudelo, Altidore. I still see Bob Bradley using these friendlies as warmups to the Gold Cup. In keeping with that, I think he plays his most trusted players in positions we've seen them do fairly well. Chandler gets a start at right back because this is probably the best opportunity Bradley has to evaluate a player who is still an emerging talent before the Gold Cup preparation gets down to the wire. Onyewu, DeMerit, and Bocanegra all get the start so they can re-gain chemistry together at the back. Donovan and Dempsey are nearly untouchable starters, but Bradley and Jones are two players that probably have the best skills of the midfielders in camp at the moment and are also still looking to shake off a little rust.