Martinique will face off against the USA in the Group B match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on 16th July at the Children’s Mercy Park. Les Matinino lost their first game 4-1 against Canada while the Americans scored first against Haiti and won by a comfortable 1-0 margin.
Martinique are presently in the last place in Group B and will need to play at their best to qualify further.
They will be put to the test of requiring a win not only against the CONCACAF Nations League winners but also against a team they have never beaten in their two previous matches, in 2017 and 2003
The United States defeated Haiti 1-0 , and they’ll be aiming to enhance their goal difference against a squad that scored first but then conceded four goals in a row against Canada.
With numerous American players receiving their first taste of the Gold Cup, it will be intriguing to watch how they perform in the competition’s second encounter.
Martinique vs USA: Head-to-Head
Martinique and the USA have faced each other in two matches with the USA winning both the games.. They last encountered in 2017 with the USA winning 3-2.
Martinique have no injury concerns and are expected to start with their ideal line-up.
USA will miss the services of Reggie Cannon who is suffering from a hamstring injury.
Probable Playing XI
Gilles Meslien Gerald Dondon, Sebastien Cretinoir, Romario Barthelery, Samuel Camille Norman Grelet, Stephane Abaul, Daniel Herelle Kevin Fortune, Emmanuel Riviere, Gregory Pastel
Matt Turner Donovan Pines, Walker Zimmerman, Miles Robinson, Sam Vines, Kellyn Acosta, Cristian Roldan, Sebastian Lletget, Gianluca Busio, Gyasi Zardes, Nicholas Gioacchini
The USA are expected to win this match owing to the balance in their squad. They have a strong and decent lineup which will see them over the victory line against Martinique.