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USMNT vs. Guatemala open thread: U.S. hanging on the precipice

Soccer: Mexico at USA Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The U.S. Men's National Team squares off against Guatemala in a must-win match — and by must-win, it's the sort of match that losing could mean dropping out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

How to watch

  • Location: Mapfre Stadium; Columbus, Ohio
  • TV: ESPN 2, UniMas, UDN
  • Streaming: WatchESPN
  • Kickoff time: 7 p.m. Eastern; 5 p.m. Mountain Daylight

Pre-match

Discussion points

  • Will Kyle Beckerman start, or even appear? If not, has he lost his place as a U.S. starter for good? Is there any reason he should start?
  • Does Jurgen Klinsmann deserve to keep his job? Will Jason Kreis be the heir apparent, as we all predicted in 2011?