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Royal Roundup: USMNT road to the World Cup starts tonight in El Salvador

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The USMNT play El Salvador tonight in the first game of World Cup qualifying, here’s what we know so far. Tim Weah has pulled out of the squad due to injury, it’s not known if coach Berhalter will call in a replacement. Both Zach Steffen and Christian Pulisic will not play in tonight’s match; Steffan has been having back spasms, and while Pulisic was finally cleared of Covid, he hasn’t reached game fitness after quarantine. The big question now is who will start for the USMNT?

The game kicks off at 8 PM Thursday, and will be shown on CBS Sports, Paramount+ and Spanish broadcast on Universo.



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