BRAD FRIEDEL – USA are where they want be in the World Cup. Cup.
The USA team will feel great having woken up Saturday morning in Qatar. Their World They control their destiny and are where they want to go.
They know that they performed well against England, who is a favorite in the tournament. It’s also one of the most popular teams for global media interest. USMNT will receive a lot more coverage in the international media.
I can imagine that Saturday’s training with the players who did not play would have been great, very competitive as they try and get into this team. People will feel happy, upbeat, and confident.
Gregg Berhalter made an excellent decision by switching to a four-man midfield with Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie. The shape was so unusual that England couldn’t attack, I don’t think anyone expected it.
As he finishes his plans for Iran, which will require a win against Iran, I expect him to return to a midfield trio.
Our two best chances of scoring against England were through McKennie and Pulisic. Pulisic will be higher in the field if we want to score against Iran.
Brad Friedel was impressed at USA’s 0-0 tie against England. The focus now is on Iran.
The USA’s tie against England, a tournament favourite, showed the world just how great the team can be
The intelligent Carlos Queiroz of Iran will lead the US in achieving the 16th place.
BRAD FRIEDEL STARTS
– 82 USA caps. 21 shutouts. Three World Cups – 1994, 1998 & 2002
– 450 Premier League matches for English giants Liverpool, Tottenham, Aston Villa and Aston Villa. 132 shutouts
– He Premier League record holder for playing 310 consecutive games between 2004-05 and 2012
The Iran game is the same as before it – I’m nervous. It is very different from England. We are now expected to win, to create opportunities, to have possession, and to take the game to Iran.
In the past, we have not been very good at it. It’s not impossible, but it makes me nervous. This has been a World Cup of surprise.
Carlos Queiroz, the Iran coach, is someone I know well. He was consulted by US Soccer in 1994 and helped to put together a document on how to make the US team a major force for the 2010 season. World Cup.
He I was the coach of the New York/New Jersey MetroStars at the time. There was also a stage in which he seemed to be talking about taking over national teams.
He was the assistant manager at Manchester United, and I was there. I lived close to him. I knew him better than in the USA.
Carlos is a gentleman off the field. As a coach, he has a hard side to him – he is a structured disciplinarian and if you do the things that he asks and tries to work on, then he is very compassionate as well.
He He is very intelligent. Iran appointed him in September. This was only two months prior to the World Cup, it had to be Carlos. He You can. HeHe’s very strong and will not feel the pressure of daily life.
I saw Iran’s victory over Wales, 2-0. It was amazing to see how the players celebrated together after the whistle.
Carlos will focus his strategy on the stopping of our attacking weapons. He will also limit the energy and pace of play as much as McKennie and Yunus Musah can.
Queiroz served as a coach for Manchester United alongside Sir Alex Ferguson.
Queiroz and Iran beat Wales 2-0 in their second match and can move on with a draw
Queiroz and Iran may try to stop Christian Pulisic’s and the USA’s midfielder in Tuesday night’s match
However, I believe he will be focusing on Pulisic. I don’t know whether he’ll be focusing on a particular No 9. There are three of us, so he will have a plan.
He’ll also try to limit energy in the middle of the field and prevent overloads from fullbacks Antonee Robinson and Sergino Dest.
After They also have Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Sardar Azmoun) and Mehdi Teremi (Mehdi Taremi). They will be able to get at Walker Zimmerman, and they’ll have chances.
It will be physically and aggressive, I believe. Carlos will have it his own way. He knows we are stronger athletically if he has it his ways.