FOLLOW LIVE — USMNT vs. Netherlands; Blind, Van Persie, Memphis start vs. U.S.

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The USMNT will face a trio of Manchester United players when their match against the Netherlands in Amsterdam kicks off at 2:30 p.m. ET Friday.

Daley Blind, Robin van Persie and Memphis Depay are in the XI for the Dutch under Guus Hiddink, while Newcastle United defender Daryl Janmaat and Feyenoord star Jordy Clasie are also starting.

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Jurgen Klinsmann’s Yanks will open up in a 4-3-3 with Gyasi Zardes, Aron Johannsson and Fabian Johnson reprising their club roles in attack.

Injuries deprive Arjen Robben and Jozy Altidore from roles in Friday’s match.

LINEUPS

Netherlands: Cillessen; Janmaat, Bruma, Martins Indi, Blind; Clasie, Wijnaldum; Promes, van Persie, Depay; Huntelaar.

USMNT: Guzan; Shea, Brooks, Alvarado, Chandler; Morales, Beckerman, Bradley-c; Zardes, Johannsson, Johnson