U.S. vs. Turkey friendly


The U.S. national team will play the second of three home friendlies ahead of the World Cup this afternoon against Turkey at Red Bull Arena.

Kickoff: 2:05 p.m. ET.

TV: ESPN2, Univision, Univision Deportes, WatchESPN.

Announcers: Ian Darke, Taylor Twellman.

Weather: 74 degrees, 0 percent chance of rain.

Referee: Slim Jedidi (Tunisia).

From the front page of the print edition, I profiled American forward Aron Johannsson.

USA LINEUP: Howard; Johnson, Cameron, Besler, Chandler; Zusi, Jones, Bradley, Davis; Dempsey, Altidore. Subs: Guzan, Rimando, Yedlin, Gonzalez, Brooks, Beasley, Diskerud, Beckerman, Bedoya, Green, Johannsson, Wondolowski.

TURKEY LINEUP: Kivrak; Gonul, Balta, Tufan, Dogan; Camdal, Erkin, Ozyakup, Inan, N. Sahin; Erdinc. Subs: Zengin, Babacan, Demirok, Toprank, Calhanoglu, Sahan, Kisa, Adin, Karabulut, T. Sahin, Ozek, Buyuk, Pektemek.

Your pregame, in-game and postgame thoughts are welcome in the comments section.


Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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