“He does tinker,” Altidore joked. “I think it’s tough because at that time we were a Red Bulls team, we weren’t the sharpest. We weren’t the best team at the minute, so we had to try and figure out what was our best lineup.

“I think maybe in Mexico he’ll have more of a luxury of having some quality players to choose from, so hopefully he can find what works for him and sticks with it.”