“We’re Just Getting Started” – USMNT’s ‘MMA Midfield’ Has Got Fans Excited for the Future

Published 11/28/2022, 6:00 AM EST
Soccer Football – FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 – Group B – United States v Wales – Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan, Qatar – November 21, 2022 United States players pose for a team group photo before the match REUTERS/Carl Recine

USMNT has recently made headlines after their performance against England in FIFA WC 2022, their defense in particular performed very well. Coming to this match USA had drawn one match, with Wales having scored 1 goal each, and England had just swept Iran 6-2. This game had the potential to be one-sided for any team. However, England’s front line had made news and fans were wondering whether USA’s defense will be able to give them a challenge.

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The game ended without a single goal, which sounds like both teams played well or worse but, no. Experts had expected a better game from the English team. However, at the end of the day, they were praising USA’s midfield. To stop a team like England from scoring a single goal after they had scored 6 in their previous match is an enormous task. 

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USA’s midfield trio of Musah, McKennie, and Adams

A USMNT fan page recently took to Twitter to appreciate the midfielders Yunus Musah, Weston McKennie, and Tyler Adams. These players, with their heroics, won everybody’s hearts. US fans did want the USA to beat England, however, stopping them goalless isn’t any less impressive. These players are the future of the team. They are also young and have impressive skills. 

The future does look bright for USMNT and, given the fact that the next WC is going to take place in the USA, they will make the home crowd proud. USA’s next match is against Iran and it can be a tough battle since Iran won their match against Wales. This match is a must-win for the US. However, Iran is also full of confidence after beating Wales in the 2nd game.  

Twitter reacting to USMNT post

A fan page posted a picture collage of Musah, McKennie, and Adams giving them the MMA title. The trio has been the driving force behind UMSNT’s recent success. 

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The post came after USA and England match, and Twitter is showing love,

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Fans are showing immense support for the team ahead of their next match against Iran. However, hopes are high and the future looks promising for USMNT. The next world Cup will take place in the USA and this midfield will be crucial for them.

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In other world cup news, Australia beat Tunisia 1-0, and Poland stops high-flying Saudi Arabia 2-0. Argentina will be facing Poland in hopes of keeping their World Cup hopes alive. Spain and Germany played out an exciting 1-1 draw yesterday. 

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Rishabh Chaudhary

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Rishabh is a soccer writer, coming with a year of experience and 19 years of being a sports fan. Like everybody in India, he started by watching cricket and then all sports. He writes poetry and songs in his free time and plays FPS games like Valorant and CSGO.

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