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Newcastle’s DeAndre Yedlin sits out USMNT seven goal thrashing

1 year ago

After recovering from his operation in May and returning to the Newcastle United matchday squad, DeAndre Yedlin was recalled to the latest USMNT squad.

The NUFC defender in the squad for two CONCACAF Nations League group matches.

Friday night saw the USA take on Cuba and hand out a 7-0 thrashing.

However, DeAndre Yedlin watched the seven goal scoring spree from the bench.

The USMNT already 4-0 up after 13 minutes and 6-0 by half-time, then easing off with only one more after the break.

The result expected as Yedlin’s international colleagues were up against a team ranked 178th in the world.

A harder test lies ahead on Tuesday away against Canada, who are ranked 58th in the world compared to the USA at 38th.

DeAndre Yedlin is expected to return to the team for this more difficult test.

Today (Saturday) sees two Newcastle players with European Championship qualifiers, Fabian Schar and Switzerland playing Denmark away, whilst Emil Krafth and Sweden are away at Malta.

Wednesday 9 October

Liberia 1 Chad 0 – ANC Qualifier (Mo Sangare)

Making his fifth international appearance, the NUFC midfielder played the first 56 minutes of the win.

Thursday 10 October

Serbia 1 Paraguay 0 – Friendly (Miguel Almiron)

Not a great night for Miguel Almiron, booked in the 43rd minute he got a second yellow in the 54th minute which added up to a red.

Then to make matters worse, former NUFC striker scored Serbia’s winner in the last minute.

Slovakia 1 Wales 1 – EC Qualifier (Martin Dubravka)

Martin Dubravka was beaten in the 25th minute by Kieffer Moore but Slovakia equalised in the 53rd minute through Kucka. Dubravka’s  team then dominating but unable to find a winner.

With two group games left to play, Slovakia are three points behind leaders Croatia and a point ahead of third placed Hungary.

Friday 11 October

USA 7 Cuba 0 – CONCACAF Nations League (DeAndre Yedlin)

DeAndre Yedlin sat out this seven goal thrashing, the NUFC defender watching on as USMNT raced into a 6-0 lead at half-time, before easing off after the break.

Saturday 12 October

Malta v Sweden – EC Qualifier (Emil Krafth)

Denmark v Switzerland – EC Qualifier (Fabian Schar)

Sunday 13 October 

Chad v Liberia – ANC Qualifier (Mo Sangare)

Slovakia v Paraguay – Friendly (Miguel Almiron and Martin Dubravka)

Tuesday 15 October

Sweden v Spain – EC Qualifier (Emil Krafth)

Switzerland v Republic of Ireland – EC Qualifier (Fabian Schar)

Canada v USA – CONCACAF Nations League (DeAndre Yedlin)

Thursday 17 October

Burkina Faso v Ghana – ANC Qualifier (Christian Atsu)


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