USMNT vs Trinidad and Tobago: Match Report, Highlights, Stats

goal scoring rundown

USA – Jesus Ferreira (DaJuan Jones), 14th minute: A routine throw attempt deep in the defensive half resulted in the first goal. Brian Reynolds and James Sands combined with short passes before Sands split two defenders to find Djordje Mihailovic, who turned sharply and headed it to left back DeJuan Jones in the middle of the US half. Jones took the ball across midfield and advanced towards Cristian Roldan, who waited for Jones to continue his run into the box before passing the ball back. The New England Revolution fullback immediately played a short ball to Ferreira, who shot past goalkeeper Marvin Phillippe from eight yards for his 12th international goal. US 1, TRI 0

USA – Jesus Ferreira (unassisted), 38th minute: Attacking from the left of the centre, Mihailovic fed Alex Zendejas who got near the finish line before hitting the past post. Ferreira got hold of it and attempted to play it across, but was hit by goalkeeper Marvin Philippe. The ball fell back to Ferreira, who shot at the open goal from his left. Defender Sheldon Bateau tried to intercept it on the line but could not stop it as Ferreira became the first USMNT player to register multi-goal games in back-to-back competitive matches. US 2, TRI 0

USA – Jesus Ferreira (penalty kick), 45+3 min: With his attacking mindset, Mihailovic entered the area and was taken down by defender Elvin Jones as he attempted a cross from the left and the referee immediately pointed to the spot. Ferreira went ahead and hit a solid shot to the left of center to complete his hat-trick. US 3, TRI 0

USA – Cade Cowell (unassisted), 65th minuteCowell pounced on a stray ball from Trinidad forward Kadeem Corbin, who tried to pass it back to his goalkeeper from midfield. The San Jose Earthquakes forward picked up a pass about 40 yards from goal, ran toward the goalie, and wrapped it around him before completing the first international goal of his career. US 4, TRI 0

USA – Gianluca Busio (Julien Greusel), 79th minute: The second half saw Greusel and DeAndre Yedlin combine on the right attacking end, Greusel remaining onside before moving back to the 12-yard spot, where Busio finished calmly with a low shot to the right for his first international goal Did. US 5, TRI 0

USA – Brandon Vazquez (Cade Cowell), 90+4 min: Cowell took a ball just short of midfield and raced forward to play a fine pass to Vazquez, who beat goalkeeper Marvin Philippe from a tight angle on the left to score his third international goal. US 6, TRI 0

Additional Comment:

  • The United States is 21–3–4 against Trinidad and Tobago and 5–0–0 against. soca warriors in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. The 21 wins against Trinidad are the USMNT’s second most against any international opponent behind Mexico (23 wins).
  • The USMNT is 40–1–5 all-time in the Gold Cup group stage and 20–0–2 against Caribbean opposition during the first round of the tournament.
  • With an average age of 24 years, 131 days, the lineup was the USMNT’s fifth youngest player in 88 Gold Cup matches.
  • The lineup overall averaged 14 caps and 10 appearances in official competition.
  • Jesús Ferreira became the first player to record a hat trick in consecutive USMNT matches, bringing his international total to 14 goals in 21 matches. With his third hat-trick, the 22-year-old is tied with Landon Donovan for the most hat-tricks in team history.
  • Ferreira’s first-half hat trick (14′, 38′, 45+3′) was the fourth hat trick in team history in the opening round. Others: Brian McBride (Jan 27, 2002 vs El Salvador; 9′ 11′, 21′), Chris Wondolowski (July 9, 2013 vs Belize; 12′, 37′, 41′), Weston McKennie (Oct 11, 2019) vs. Cuba; 1′, 5′, 13′)
  • With six goals to his name in three tournaments, Ferreira leads the race for the Gold Cup Golden Boot and is now tied for sixth with Damarcus Beasley (6g/23gp) and Gyasi Jardes (6g/22gp) is on USMNT scoring list in competition.
  • Eleven of Ferreira’s 14 international goals have come in official competitions, tying him for USMNT scoring list in competitive matches: Clint Dempsey (41g / 89g), Landon Donovan (38g / 94g), Jozy Altidore (24g / 65g), Brian McBride (23g / 54g), Christian Pulisic (21g / 45gp), Eric Vinalda (19g / 46gp), Eddie Johnson (16g / 30gp), Damarcus Beasley (13g / 75gp), Michael Bradley (12g / 85gp), Jesus Ferreira (11G / 12GP), Ernie Stewart (11g / 59gp).
  • Ferreira’s hat-trick came on his first penalty attempt for the USMNT in stoppage time of the first half.
  • Just a month after leading the United States with three goals at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Argentina, Cade Cowell recorded his first international goal and provided an assist on Vazquez’s goal in the second half before providing a 55th-minute goal. Assisted from the bench. stoppage time.
  • The 19-year-old Cowell became the fifth teenager to record a goal and assist in a USMNT match: Christian Pulisic (3 games), Landon Donovan, Ricardo Pepi and Gio Reyna (1 game each). he is 26thth The standout teenager scoring goals for the USMNT.
  • Gianluca Busio scored his first career international goal while playing for his home state of North Carolina. The midfielder hails from Greensboro, NC, which is about 90 minutes from Charlotte.
  • Brandon Vazquez recorded his third international goal and second of the tournament in stoppage time of the second half.
  • On the night he became the seventh USMNT goalkeeper to earn 30 caps, Matt Turner made three saves to earn his 20th shutout and 20th win of his international career. Turner is the fastest USMNT goaltender in both categories with 20, surpassing Casey Keller who scored Shutout in his 46th Cap and Tim Howard who scored 20th his 33 winsthird Cap.
  • Starting his second consecutive match, DeJuan Jones earned his first career assist on Ferreira’s opening goal in the minutes.
  • Substitute Julien Greusel got his second assist in only four games on Busio’s goal.
  • The United States’ 13 group stage goals is the most ever, bettering the 11 goals scored in 2013 and 2019.
  • The back-to-back 6–0 result is the first time the USMNT has scored six or more goals in consecutive competitive matches.
  • Defender Miles Robinson returned from injury and made his first appearance since starting the CONCACAF Nations League semi-final against Mexico on 15 June in Las Vegas.
  • Nineteen-year-old Jalen Neal became the second center back under the age of 20 to start back-to-back matches in official competition. Neill joined Mike Windishmann, who was 19, when they started three consecutive World Cup qualifiers between May 19 and May 31, 1985.
  • Cristian Roldan made his senior debut on December 18, 2021, in a 1–0 win against Bosnia-Herzegovina.
  • James Sands made his ninth consecutive appearance in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Sands has played in every Gold Cup match since the 2021 tournament opener against Haiti.
  • Djordje Mihailovic started back-to-back USMNT matches for the first time since his first two caps on January 27 and February 3, 2019, against Panama and Costa Rica respectively.
  • Alan Sonora was diagnosed with a right hamstring strain and was unavailable for selection, while Aidan Morris has been given permission to skip the camp for personal reasons.

– US Men’s National Team Match Report –

match: US Men’s National Team vs Trinidad and Tobago
date: 2 July 2023
Competition: 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup; Group A
venue: Bank of America Stadium; Charlotte, NC
Presence: 40,243
launch: 7 p.m. ET
Season: 90 degrees; partly cloudy

Scoring Summary: 1 2 F

USA 3 3 6
TRI 0 0 0

USA – Jesus Ferreira (DeJuan Jones) 14th minutes
USA – Jesus Ferreira 38
USA – Jesus Ferreira (penalty kick) 45+3
USA – Cade Cowell 65
USA – Gianluca Busio (Julien Gresel)
USA – Brandon Vazquez (Cade Cowell) 90+4


America: 1-Matt Turner (Captain); 5-Brian Reynolds (2-DeAndre Yedlin, 77), 12-Myles Robinson (4-Matt Miazzaga, 46), 20-Jalen Neal, 15-DeJuan Jones; 6-Gianluca Busio, 8-James Sands, 14-Geordje Mihailovic (19-Brandon Vazquez, 70); 17-Alex Zendejas (11-Cade Cowell, 61), 9-Jesus Ferreira, 10-Christian Roldan (22-Julien Greusel, 61)

option not exercised: 18-Sean Johnson, 23-Gabriel Slonina, 3-Aaron Long, 7-Alan Sonora, 13-Jordan Morris, 21-John Tolkien

Head Coach: B.J. callaghan

Tri: 1-Marvin Phillip; 16-Elvin Jones, 5-Leland Archer, 4-Sheldon Bateau, 18-Tristan Hodge (9-Kadeem Corbin, 65); 11-Levi Garcia, 6-Luke Singh (14-Shannon Gomez, 46), 15-Newell Hackshaw, 3-Jovin Jones (17-Andre Rampersad, 46); 10-Kevin Molino (Captain) (13-Real Gill, 46), 19-Malcolm Shaw (20-Calle Aubrey, 70)

Unused substitutes: 21-Niklaas Friendrup, 22-Denzil Smith, 2-Aubrey David, 7-Ryan Telfer, 8-Ajani Fortune, 12-Karim Musa, 23-Molik Khan

Head Coach: Angus Eve

Stats Summary: USA / TRI

Shots: 23/9
Shots on goal: 8/3
Save: 3/2
Corner kicks: 5 /4
Fouls: 11 / 7
Offside: 1/0

Malpractice Summary:

TRI – Kevin Molino (Caution) 39th minutes
USA – Jalen Neal (caution) 53


Referee: Mario Escobar (Gua)
AR1: Luis Ventura (GUA)
AR2: Humberto Panjos (GUA)
Fourth Official: Randy Encarnacion (DOM)
VAR: Benjamin Pineda (CRC)
Assistant VAR: Ricardo Montero (CRC)

Bud Light Man of the Match: Jesus Ferreira

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