Cuba v USA, 07 October 2016

Score2-0 to USA
RefereeJafeth Perea
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueEstadio Pedro Marrero, Havana
Attendance11,300
Kick-off: 4.00pm ET An historic first game between Cuba and the USA since restoration of diplomatic relations on 20 July 2015. US commentary focused on the state of the pitch and a poor decision by the Panamanian referee not to penalise a Cuban player for apparently kicking Steven Birnbaum in the head.

0  Cuba

Manager: Raul Mederos

2  USA

Manager: Jürgen Klinsmann

Goals:

Goals:

Chris Wondolowski 62 G
Julian Green 71 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sandy Sánchez
Defender Carlos Francisco
Defender Yasmany López
Defender Yoisel Piedra
Defender David Urgelles
Midfielder Roberney Caballero
Midfielder Alberto Gomez
Midfielder Daniel Luís (captain)
Midfielder/Forward Arichel Hernández
Forward Maykel Reyes

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ethan Horvath
Defender John Brooks
Defender DeAndre Yedlin
Defender/Midfielder Geoff Cameron
Defender/Midfielder Fabian Johnson
Midfielder Michael Bradley (captain)
Midfielder Sascha Kljestan
Midfielder Christian Pulisic
Forward Jozy Altidore
Forward Julian Green
Forward Bobby Wood

Substitutions:

Duxney Espinoza for Alberto Gomez 66
Dairon Blanco for Daniel Luís 75
Roberto Peraza for Roberney Caballero 76
Eddy Gelkis for Maykel Reyes 90

Substitutions:

Steve Birnbaum for John Brooks 46
Timmy Chandler for DeAndre Yedlin 46
Chris Wondolowski for Christian Pulisic 46
Jordan Morris for Bobby Wood 60
Paul Arriola for Jozy Altidore 69
Danny Williams for Sascha Kljestan 69

Cards:

David Urgelles 7 Y
Yasmany López 59 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Geandris Megret
Defender Erick Rizo
Midfielder Dairon Blanco
Midfielder Roberto Peraza
Midfielder/Forward Yoelvis González
Forward Duxney Espinoza
Forward Eddy Gelkis
Forward Yasnay Rivero

On the bench:

Goalkeeper David Bingham
Goalkeeper William Yarbrough
Defender Steve Birnbaum
Defender Timmy Chandler
Defender Omar González
Midfielder Perry Kitchen
Midfielder Danny Williams
Forward Paul Arriola
Forward Lynden Gooch
Forward Jordan Morris