U.S. national team coach Gregg Berhalter
made only two changes in the starting lineup from the first game of the year against Panama to the second game a week later against Costa Rica.
He'll likely make more than two lineup changes on Tuesday when the USA faces Chile in Houston.
“We’ll make some changes against Chile,” Berhalter said after the
1-0 win over Ecuador on Thursday. “It won’t be the same lineup and [it’ll] give other guys an opportunity. And again, continue on [the] theme of using this camp to evaluate what we
-- Tyler Adams
, who started on Thursday, left the U.S. camp to rejoin German club RB Leipzig and won't available on Tuesday.
-- There was no update on
's condition following the injured ankle he suffered on Thursday, but he could not walk off the field on his own power, suggesting he won't be in any condition to play on
Tuesday. He remained with the team to receive further evaluation.
The USA will have 23 players in Houston. Goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez
, who did not dress in Orlando, will rejoin the
team on Sunday after playing for FC Dallas on Saturday against the Colorado Rapids. Three other players did not dress on Thursday: defenders Nick Lima
and Omar Gonzalez
These are the likely changes on Tuesday:
-- Ethan Horvath
in goal for Sean Johnson
, who shut out Ecuador in his first start in more
than five years;
-- Lima, who started against Panama and Costa Rica, in the hybrid role Adams played on Thursday;
-- Cristian Roldan
in place of McKennie in the role of the combo
8/10 he played against Panama and Costa Rica and McKennie played against Ecuador until he was injured;
-- DeAndre Yedlin
on the right wing in place of Jordan Morris