Happy new year! We have reached his 2023 and just finished a World Cup year. USMNT We still have a lot to accomplish as we enter a new cycle. As the cycle ends with the United States co-hosting his 2026 World Cup with North American neighbors Canada and Mexico, the USMNT will have plenty of opportunities to find opponents they think they can improve over the next three years. Given.
This year, however, there are several coalition titles to defend in the form of the Concacaf Nations League and Concacaf. gold cupThey will also have some friendly matches that some big name teams can schedule to play in the fall. So what can the USMNT do this year?
USMNT repeats as Concacaf Nations League champions.
USMNT enters 2023 as the only team to win the Concacafe Nations League, confirming that the team will continue to own the biggest tournament on the planet. They will reach the final, but will not face Mexico. Easily win the final and lift the Nations League trophy again.
USMNT defeats Mexico again in the Gold Cup final.
USMNT will also return to the Gold Cup finals. There, it will be the United States vs. Mexico again. He hasn’t lost to the USMNT since September 2019. The USMNT will continue to dominate against their biggest rivals. It may not be Dos A Cero, but the USMNT will tire their arms lifting the Gold Cup trophy after their victory over Mexico.
USMNT finishes just outside the top ten.
USMNT could move up a few spots in the FIFA World Ranking with wins in the Nations League and Gold Cup.
Greg Berhalter will continue to coach at the end of the year.
The biggest question for USMNT is who will be the coach for the next cycle. Greg Verhalter’s contract expired yesterday and it is still unclear if he will return to his role as head coach. He has signed another year and a half to cover and will continue coaching the US Men’s National Team.
USMNT beats European teams in trip.
USMNT will be taking two friends to Europe in the fall for a true road test with European teams there. That test was a success, with the USMNT beating a European team at home for the first time since his March 2021 defeat of Northern Ireland in Belfast.
Only 5 goals will be allowed by the USMNT in 2023.
The USMNT will play at least 18 games in 2023 if they reach both the Nations League Final and the Gold Cup Final. It’s going to be a very good year defensively for USMNT. Establishing Matt Turner as a foreseeable future starting goaltender, the USMNT allowed just five goals this year.
USMNT scores nine goals in one game.
In 2023, there will be one match where the USMNT will bring it all together on offense. The USMNT has scored the most goals in a single match in history with eight goals in June 2008 when they beat Barbados. Of course, USMNT may only have a few realistic opportunities to do this.
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