Berhalter Sets 23-Man USMNT Roster Ahead of Friendlies

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Gregg Berhalter. Photo: U.S. Soccer

Gregg Berhalter has chosen his 23-man roster for the U.S. Men’s National Team’s upcoming friendlies against Panama and Costa Rica.

The team’s first matches of 2019 will be held January 27 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., (8 p.m. ET ESPN2, UniMás, UDN) and February 2 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif. (3:30 p.m. FOX, UniMás, UDN),

Included on the roster are two members of New York City FC; goalkeeper Sean Johnson and midfielder Jonathan Lewis. In addition, Aaron Long of the New York Red Bulls is also on the roster.

In his first camp as head coach, Berhalter said the team had a great two weeks focusing on building team culture, style of play and competition.

“The entire group has worked hard and brought an excellent mindset, and we thank them for the consistent effort thus far,” he said. “We look forward to continuing to build on these ideas in Phoenix and measure our progress in the game against Panama.”

USMNT Roster (Club; Caps/Goals):

GOALKEEPERS (2): Sean Johnson (New York City FC; 5/0), Zack Steffen (Columbus Crew SC; 6/0)

DEFENDERS (8): Reggie Cannon (FC Dallas; 2/0), Nick Lima (San Jose Earthquakes; 0/0), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls; 2/0), Daniel Lovitz (Montreal Impact/CAN; 0/0), Mark McKenzie (Philadelphia Union; 0/0), Keegan Rosenberry (Colorado Rapids; 0/0), Auston Trusty (Philadelphia Union; 0/0), Walker Zimmerman (LAFC; 4/1)  

MIDFIELDERS (10): Paul Arriola (D.C. United; 17/2), Corey Baird (Real Salt Lake; 0/0), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC/CAN; 142/17), Russell Canouse (D.C. United; 0/0), Marky Delgado (Toronto FC/CAN; 6/0), Jonathan Lewis (New York City FC; 0/0), Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy; 5/1), Djordje Mihailovic (Chicago Fire; 0/0), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC; 5/0), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC; 11/0)

FORWARDS (3): Jeremy Ebobisse (Portland Timbers, 0/0), Christian Ramirez (LAFC; 0/0), Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC; 40/6)