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Gregg Berhalter reportedly returning, USMNT beat Mexico to advance to Nations League final: Instant reaction

The United States’ recent success against Mexico continued on Thursday night in the midst of news surrounding the team’s coaching decision.

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PARADISE, Nev. – It’s been a whirlwind few days for the U.S. men’s national team.

As the USMNT kicked off their Concacaf Nations League semifinal match on Thursday night, The Athletic reported that Gregg Berhalter is set to return as manager after leading the team through the 2022 World Cup. Stay tuned for more of Backheeled’s coverage of that decision by new U.S. Soccer sporting director Matt Crocker, who flew into Las Vegas on Wednesday to meet the majority of people in and around the team for the very first time.

Even with news swirling around the program, the U.S. topped Mexico 3-0 at Allegiant Stadium. They’ll now go on to play Canada in the final on Sunday.

Let’s run through what we learned about the USMNT from their clash with Mexico by answering five key questions.

What’s your one sentence reaction to this game?

Lowery: With six straight unbeaten matches against Mexico, the USMNT are miles ahead of their rivals right now…regardless of who’s on the sidelines.

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