Matt Besler

Date of birth11 February 1987
Place of birthOverland Park, Kansas
NationalityAmerican
Weight77 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionDefender

Besler was picked for Jurgen Klinsmann's USMNT World Cup 2014 squad.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2012-13 USA CONCACAF Gold Cup 3
2012-13 USA FIFA World Cup 4
1
2012-13 USA International Friendly 2
1
2013-14 USA FIFA World Cup 6
1
2013-14 USA International Friendly 5
2014-15 USA International Friendly 4
1
2015-16 USA CONCACAF Cup 1
2015-16 USA Copa America 2
1
2015-16 USA FIFA World Cup 2
2015-16 USA International Friendly 3
2
1
2016-17 USA FIFA World Cup 3
1
1
2016-17 USA International Friendly 1
2017-18 USA CONCACAF Gold Cup 4
2017-18 USA FIFA World Cup 3
1
2017-18 USA International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
29 Jan 2013 USA v Canada D 0-0 International Friendly
26 Mar 2013 Mexico v USA D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
29 May 2013 USA v Belgium L 2-4 International Friendly
02 Jun 2013 USA v Germany W 4-3 International Friendly
07 Jun 2013 Jamaica v USA W 1-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
11 Jun 2013 USA v Panama W 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
18 Jun 2013 USA v Honduras W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
21 Jul 2013 USA v El Salvador W 5-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-final
24 Jul 2013 USA v Honduras W 3-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-final
28 Jul 2013 USA v Panama W 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final
06 Sep 2013 Costa Rica v USA L 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
11 Oct 2013 USA v Jamaica W 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
01 Feb 2014 USA v Korea Republic W 2-0 International Friendly
02 Apr 2014 USA v Mexico D 2-2 International Friendly
28 May 2014 USA v Azerbaijan W 2-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 2014 USA v Turkey W 2-1 International Friendly
07 Jun 2014 USA v Nigeria W 2-1 International Friendly
16 Jun 2014 Ghana v USA W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
22 Jun 2014 USA v Portugal D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
26 Jun 2014 USA v Germany L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
01 Jul 2014 Belgium v USA L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
14 Oct 2014 USA v Honduras D 1-1 International Friendly
18 Nov 2014 Republic of Ireland v USA L 4-1 International Friendly
28 Jan 2015 Chile v USA L 3-2 International Friendly
08 Feb 2015 USA v Panama W 2-0 International Friendly
04 Sep 2015 USA v Peru W 2-1 International Friendly
10 Oct 2015 USA v Mexico L 2-3 CONCACAF Cup
13 Nov 2015 USA v St. Vincent and the Grenadines W 6-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF group C
17 Nov 2015 Trinidad and Tobago v USA D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF group C
31 Jan 2016 USA v Iceland W 3-2 International Friendly
05 Feb 2016 USA v Canada W 1-0 International Friendly
25 May 2016 USA v Ecuador W 1-0 International Friendly
28 May 2016 USA v Bolivia W 4-0 International Friendly
16 Jun 2016 USA v Ecuador W 2-1 Copa America Quarter-final
25 Jun 2016 USA v Colombia L 0-1 Copa America 3rd place
02 Sep 2016 St. Vincent and the Grenadines v USA W 0-6 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF group C
11 Oct 2016 USA v New Zealand D 1-1 International Friendly
12 Nov 2016 USA v Mexico L 1-2 FIFA World Cup North and Central America final group
15 Nov 2016 Costa Rica v USA L 4-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF qualifying
01 Jul 2017 USA v Ghana W 2-1 International Friendly
08 Jul 2017 USA v Panama D 1-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B
15 Jul 2017 Nicaragua v USA W 0-3 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B
22 Jul 2017 Costa Rica v USA W 0-2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-final
26 Jul 2017 USA v Jamaica W 2-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final
05 Sep 2017 Honduras v USA D 1-1 FIFA World Cup North and Central America final group
06 Oct 2017 USA v Panama W 4-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America final group
10 Oct 2017 Trinidad and Tobago v USA L 2-1 FIFA World Cup North and Central America final group


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.