USMNT player ratings vs. Panama: Gregg Berhalter’s team struggles in shocking defeat at Panama

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The United States men’s national team put together an underwhelming performance on Sunday, losing 1-0 at Panama in World Cup qualifying. The loss is the team’s first in this cycle and raises serious questions about this team’s consistency and ability to get to next year’s World Cup. While the team is still in solid position to qualify, it puts even more pressure on next week’s clash with surging Costa Rica. 

After the match from Panama, here are our player ratings.

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USMNT player ratings

(GK) Matt Turner

90 Made one great save in the first half but couldn’t do anything on the goal. Had some shaky moments with the ball at his feet. But, for the most part, he did his job just fine.

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(DEF) George Bello

90 Didn’t have a whole lot to worry about in defense, but the hustle was there. He was always willing to sacrifice his body and showed off a nifty touch. Also led the team in interceptions.

5

(DEF) Walker Zimmerman

90 Did a solid job clearing the ball and always felt like the most confident guy in defense despite not having to deal with too much danger.

5

(DEF) Mark McKenzie

90 A little sloppy at times and won just 11 percent of his duels. Did clear it well but had issues in the air. 4

(DEF) Shaq Moore

68 In his WCQ debut, he did everything to play box to box and had his moments. His hustle to get into position defensively was important with just how many numbers Panama got forward.  5.5

(MID) Kellyn Acosta

90 Did a bit of…



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