2. In-game tactical changes lacking
Colombia focused on attacking the right side, early and often during the match. The lack of tactical flexibility was concerning for this team.
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Dave Sarachan elected to put Michael Bradley in the starting XI to provide leadership, handing him the captain’s armband. As Colombia continued to bring Santiago Arias and James Rodriguez forward with overlapping runs, no one from the central defense or midfield seemed to slide over to help.
This is something that should be expected of a leader like Bradley, or Sarachan, to fix in-game. If Bradley expects to continue to get call-ups, this is something that he will have to work on as a defensive midfielder and leader of the team.
As far as the coaching tactics, Grant Wahl did put out a statement in the broadcast that made it seem like Gregg Berhalter being hired is imminent, so this should be something that USMNT fans can look forward to changing.