USMNT TEAM NEWS: Pulisic in starting lineup for USA against Trinidad & Tobago

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The 19-year-old suffered a calf injury last Friday against Panama, but he has been named to Bruce Arena's starting XI in the final World Cup qualifier

Christian Pulisic has been named to the U.S. national team starting XI against Trinidad & Tobago, despite suffering a calf injury in last Friday's win over Panama.

After a training session Monday, the 19-year-old wouldn't definitely say he would play in the potential World Cup-clinching qualifying match at Ato Boldon Stadium.

Bruce Arena named an unchanged starting lineup, going with the same 11 players that dismantled Panama 4-0 last Friday.

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The U.S. can clinch a spot in Russia 2018 with a win, while a draw will also likely be enough to advance due to goal differential over Panama and Honduras. 

Starting XI: Tim Howard, DeAndre Yedlin, Omar Gonzalez, Michael Bradley, Matt Besler, Darlington Nagbe, Bobby Wood, Christian Pulisic, Jorge Villafana, Jozy Altidore, Paul Arriola

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