Who should the USA start vs. Brazil?

Who should the USA start vs. Brazil?

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Who should the USA start vs. Brazil?


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The highly-anticipated USA-Brazil friendly is just five days away, and now that we know who the United States will be fielding, it's time to take a look at what the starting lineup might look like on Tuesday.

The inclusion of Jozy Altidore to the squad should shake up the look of what we can expect from Bob Bradley against the Brazilians. He'll have 15 World Cup players to work with and given his preferences, it's probably not that difficult to project the lineup we could see.

No, you aren't likely to see new face Omar Gonzalez in the starting lineup, but Alejandro Bedoya could get the call. As for the rest of the squad? We should see all World Cup veterans.

Here's the lineup I see taking the field against Brazil:






Altidore is one change from the squad I listed when the roster first came out. The other is in central defense, where Clarence Goodson gets the call ahead of Spector, who has seen time at centerback.

Forward could go any number of ways, but something tells me Bradley will give Buddle a rest. He could also choose to give Landon Donovan a rest, but you figure he'll start in a match of this profile. If not, Benny Feilhaber could get the call.

What starting lineup would you like to see against the Brazilians?

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