Andi Herzog has announced his starters for the first leg of the United States U-23 team’s critical CONCACAF-CONMEBOL Olympic qualifying playoff in Colombia at 5 p.m. ET on Friday.
The second leg comes Tuesday back home in the States.
Jordan Morris gets the start along with a bevy of big names including Chelsea’s Matt Miazga and Vancouver’s Tim Parker.
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Ethan Horvath of Molde is in goal for the Yanks, who will be captained by Columbus Crew star Wil Trapp.
Emerson Hyndman, Mario Rodriguez, Kellyn Acosta, Luis Gil, Eric Miller and Matt Polster also start for the U.S.
Colombia will roll out an XI of primarily domestic-based players, starting with goalkeeper Cristian Bonilla of Atletico Nacional.
Dangerous Santos Laguna winger Andres Renteria also starts for Colombia, along with Helibelton Palacios, Yerry Mina, Davinson Sánchez, Cristian Borja; Wilmar Barrios, Jose Leudo; Andres Felipe Roa, Juan Fernando Quintero, and Harold Preciado.