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Who Should Peter Nowak Start Against Nigeria?

With Michael Bradley and Freddy Adu suspended but the US needing a draw to guarantee a place in the final eight, what lineup should Peter Nowak use?

Should he revert to a 4-4-2 or stick with the 4-5-1 which has allowed the US to control possession in both matches of the competition thus far?

Here is how I see the 4-5-1 scenario:

———————————Guzan——————————————-

Wynne————–Edu———————Parkhurst——————–Orozco—–

———————–Szetela——————Feilhaber—————————

Davies—————————-Kljestan——————————-Holden—-

———————————McBride—————————————–

or the 4-4-2

———————————Guzan——————————————-

Wynne————–Edu———————Parkhurst——————–Orozco—–

——————————–Feilhaber——————————————

Holden————————–Kljestan———————————Rogers—–

—————–Altidore——————-McBride———————————

Ultimately which choice will Peter Nowak make and what are everyone’s thoughts about player selection for tomorrow’s massive match?

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4 Comments

4 Comments

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  2. bandeeto

    August 13, 2008 at 4:02 am

    I believe in your 4-5-1, except i’d like this:

    -Szetela in front of the back for (d-mid if you will)
    -Feilhaber and Kljestan in front of Szetela, (paired center mids)

    I think this gives us enough defensive shape, and punch, along with a midfield that CAN hold posession, to give us our best chance.

  3. Joe

    August 12, 2008 at 10:48 pm

    Same thoughts. Rogers and his speed instead of Holden and his mistakes.

  4. Flash

    August 12, 2008 at 4:43 pm

    Play Rogers in place of Holden in a 4-5-1.

    Holden’s mind is probably some place else after the disastrous end to that game the other day.

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