USA vs Uruguay 2024 Copa America: Preview, Team News, Probable Line Up And Prediction

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USA vs Uruguay: The America national team will lock horns with the Uruguay national team on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at 2:00 a.m.

The America national team are currently in second place with three points from two matches.

However, they are likely to exit the tournament if the Panama national team defeat the Bolivia national team and the American side lose to Uruguay.

USA vs. Uruguay Preview

The coming back of Gregg Berhalter as the manager of the America national team had been filled with inconsistencies from day one. The American team are in a must-win situation against Uruguay, who are one of the favorites to win the tournament.

The 2-1 defeat against the Panama national team marked the first time the American national team went ahead in a Copa America match and ended up with a defeat at the end of the game in an opening match since 2007.

In 2024, the American side have yet to lose two football matches consecutively. Going into the match against the Uruguayan side, the American side have a slight edge over the Panama national team.

Both countries are currently at the same point, but the American side have a +1 goal difference and Panama have a -1 goal difference. The US need to defeat the Uruguayan side, which had already qualified for the quarterfinals by more than a goal.

USA vs Uruguay

The Panama national team are expected to have an easy game against the Bolivian side, who had failed to win their last four matches by two goals.

The Uruguayan team, on the other hand, started the tournament exceptionally with two wins and +7 goal differences.

USA vs Uruguay

A win against the United States of America would assure them of topping Group C for the first time since 2019. Also, it will mark the first time they have finished a group stage tournament with nine points. 

USA vs. Uruguay team news

The United States National Team will be without Timothy Weah, who was red-carded in the game against Panama. The country’s goalkeeper, Matt Turner, is also in doubt for the game against Uruguay.

Folarin Balogun will lead the American attack against the Uruguayan side. 

The Uruguay national team were very concerned about defender Ronald Araujo, who suffered a knock against Panama in the first game, though he played the game against Bolivia.

Facundo Pellistri and Federico Valverde are expected to start against the American side.

USA vs Uruguay: Potential Starting Line-Up

USA possible starting lineup:
Horvath; Scally; Richards; Ream; A. Robinson; McKennie; Musah; Reyna; Aaronson; Balogun; Pulisic

Uruguay’s possible starting lineup:
Rochet; Nandez, R. Araujo; Olivera, Olaza; Ugarte, Valverde; Pellistri; De Arrascaeta, M. Araujo; Nunez

USA vs Uruguay Prediction

The USA national team have always looked vulnerable at the back and are highly inconsistent. The Uruguay national team will play aggressively and pounce on any opportunity that comes their way.

The Uruguay national team will defeat the USA national team by a good goal margin.

Prediction: USA 1-3 Uruguay

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