The United States ended its World Cup tuneup matches in unimpressive fashion, playing a 0-0 draw against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night at Murcia, Spain, that saw oft-injured Gio Reyna come off in the 30th minute because of muscle tightness. Christian Pulisic returned to the depleted U.S. lineup after missing Friday’s 2-0 loss to No. 24 Japan with an unspecified injury, among four changes by coach Gregg Berhalter. Ricardo Pepi, inserted at forward in a final audition for the 26-man World Cup rost
Gio Reyna exited the USMNT's Tuesday match against Saudi Arabia in the 30th minute after experiencing what U.S. Soccer called "muscle tightness." Given his injury history, and with the World Cup near, it was worrying.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Despite Canada's ability to control much of the game against a formidable opponent, it was the missed chances that stung most. Canada suffered a 2-0 loss at the hands of No. 13 Uruguay in its second last friendly before heading to Qatar for the World Cup. The 43rd-ranked Canadians dominated possession and outshot their opponents but were unable to capitalize on several occasions. "Disappointed. I just spoke with the lads … (I) let them know that when you have that type of