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DeAndre Yedlin helps USA to 4-1 revenge on Canada

4 weeks ago
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DeAndre Yedlin found himself instantly recalled by the USA in October, immediately recalled to the national side after he’d played his first Premier League after six months out.

That proved a bit of a disaster for both the Newcastle defender and his international teammates.

Probably not 100% at the time, Yedlin was at fault for the first goal and then subbed, as the USA lost their CONCACAF Nations League match 2-0 to Canada.

The fans and media weren’t impressed, as it was the first time in 18 games that the USA had lost to Canada.

Friday night (early hours of Saturday morning UK time), it was USA hosting Canada in Orlando, Florida with a chance of some revenge.

After that last performance DeAndre Yedlin was benched and watched his teammates go 3-1 up before coming on as a sub in the 86th minute.

Despite his late introduction, Yedlin played  key part in the final goal in the 89th minute to make it 4-1 and CBS Sports gave him the joint third highest grade for his contribution, mentioning how the Newcastle player’s pace brought an extra dimension to the USA’s game.

Newcastle fans have seen a rapid progress in DeAndre Yedlin since his comeback after injury, with his display and goal against Bournemouth showing him hitting top form once again.

CBS Sports grades and comments on each player:

DeAndre Yedlin (Grade B):

“The Newcastle defender helped Zardes get his second goal and brought a boost of speed to the game that was missing.”

Full international details of Newcastle United first team players below:

Thursday 14 November

Portugal Under 20s 0 England Under 20s 4

Matty Longstaff making his international debut, coming off the subs bench on 72 minutes with England already 4-0 up.

Bulgaria 0 Paraguay 1 (Friendly)

Miguel Almiron scoring the only goal of the game, also picking up a booking before being subbed on 89 minutes.

Republic of Ireland 3 New Zealand 1

Ciaran Clark played the full 90 minutes in his first call up in 13 months, Ireland bouncing back from a shock breakaway goal against the run of play, to eventually win comfortably.

Friday 15 November

USA 4 Canada 1 (CONCACAF Nations League)

DeAndre Yedlin was a late sub in the 86th minute but made a big impression with his pace. Played a key part in the 89th minute goal to make it 3-1 and CBS Sports gave the Newcastle defender the joint third highest grade.

Saturday 16 November

Croatia v Slovakia (Euro Championships qualifier) – Martin Dubravka

Monday 18 November

Republic of Ireland v Denmark (European Championships qualifier) – Ciaran Clark

Tuesday 19 November

England Under 20s v Iceland Under 20s – Matty Longstaff

Saudi Arabia v Paraguay (Friendly) – Miguel Almiron

Cuba v USA (CONCACAF Nations League) – DeAndre Yedlin

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