Geoff Cameron (Stoke City)
Cameron was arguably the USMNT’s best player Saturday, scoring the Americans’ opener on a header from a Michael Bradley free kick. Though he was among the culpable on Mexico’s first goal shortly before, Cameron was imperious in defense through most of the contest, helping thwart multiple scoring chances. As for his immediate future at Stoke, captain Ryan Shawcross’s impending return clouds things a bit, but manager Mark Hughes will likely find
Brad Guzan (Aston Villa)
Despite watching three goals hit the back of the net behind him, Guzan was solid between the sticks for Jurgen Klinsmann on Saturday, making seven saves. He was not directly at fault for any of Mexico’s tallies, and made big stops on Oribe Peralta early in both the second half and extra time to keep the game level.
Tim Howard (Everton)
Howard was an unused substitute against Mexico.
DeAndre Yedlin (Sunderland, on loan from Tottenham Hotspur)
Klinsmann’s first substitute of the match, Yedlin came on in the 78th minute for Gyasi Zardes. He struggled to find his footing in the contest, but came alive in extra time, when Yedlin’s pace made a major impact for the Americans. In the 108th minute, he fed Bobby Wood with a perfectly weighted through ball for the U.S.’s second equalizer after a burst through the midfield. Like Cameron, his immediate club future remains in question at Sunderland after the appointment of Sam Allardyce to the managerial role at the Stadium of Light.
Cameron Carter-Vickers (Tottenham Hotspur)
Carter-Vickers played another 180 minutes for the U-23s with mixed results. He performed well in an ultimately meaningless 4-0 win over Panama, but was beaten for Honduras’s opener in a 2-0 loss in the semifinal of the Olympic Qualification tournament on Saturday that puts the U-23s in a very difficult spot. The 17-year-old, the youngest player on the U-23 roster, had a chance to equalize the match early in the second half from a corner, but his header was saved well. The U-23s now need to defeat Canada in a playoff on Tuesday and beat Colombia later this year to secure a bid to next summer’s Olympics.
Gedion Zelalem (Rangers, on loan from Arsenal)
Zelalem played 45 minutes for the U-23s this week, coming off at halftime with the contest against Panama locked in a scoreless draw. His replacement, Jordan Morris, played a big role in the U.S. running away with the contest in the second half, with a goal and an assist. Zelalem did not play in the loss to Honduras.
Cody Cropper (MK Dons)
Cropper remains sidelined with a knee injury, which required him to have surgery.
Emerson Hyndman (Fulham)
After starting both games last week, Hyndman came off the bench with the side up 3-0 in the 59th minute against Panama, then played the opening 64 minutes against Honduras.
Tim Ream (Fulham)
Ream was an unused substitute against Mexico.
Eric Lichaj (Nottingham Forest)
Although he’s been a mainstay for Nottingham Forest this campaign, Lichaj was not called into Klinsmann’s squad.
Andrija Novakovich (Reading)
With Reading’s U-21 side inactive due to the international break, Novakovic had the week off, and he was not involved for the USMNT.
Danny Williams (Reading)
Williams appeared set to enter the contest against Mexico at one point, but he remained on the bench throughout the match.
John Anthony Brooks (Hertha Berlin)
Replaced by Matt Besler in the starting lineup against Mexico, Brooks is still on the comeback trail after suffering an ankle injury during his last call up. He has, however, resumed training with Hertha and could be back on the pitch some time within the next two weeks, possibly as soon as Saturday, when Hertha faces Schalke.
Timmy Chandler (Eintracht Frankfurt)
Like Brooks, Chandler has recently returned to training after he sat out for more than a month with a knee injury. Chandler could well be in the squad for Eintracht against Monchengladbach this weekend.
Julian Green (Bayern Munich)
He wasn’t called up by either the USMNT or the U-23s, but Green did play for his club side this week, seeing 79 minutes of action for Bayern II against Regionalliga-Bayern leaders Jahn Regensburg on Friday. Green came off the field with the game scoreless, though both teams would find the net before the final whistle for a 1-1 draw.
Aron Johannsson (Werder Bremen)
Johannsson picked up an adductor problem two weeks ago for Werder Bremen, and he did not make the trip to Los Angeles for the contest against Mexico. What’s more, his injury has worsened, with Bremen saying Johannsson will be brought back conservatively, and a potential return date has not been announced.
Fabian Johnson (Borussia Monchengladbach)
Though he played decently against Mexico before coming off with under 10 minutes remaining, Johnson was the center of attention Monday, when it was announced that Klinsmann had sent him back to Germany ahead of the game with Costa Rica. Klinsmann said he “had a very severe word” with Johnson so the 27-year-old "can rethink his approach about his team.” Johnson, who lost Chicharito on the Mexican striker’s opening goal in the 10th minute, had apparently asked to come off in extra time after feeling tightness in his hamstring, but Klinsmann said he didn’t think Johnson was actually injured, just tired, when he exited the contest. This obviously throws Johnson’s future with the national team into some doubt, and his status will be one to monitor in the coming weeks and months.
Jerome Kiesewetter (VFB Stuttgart)
Kiesewetter played in both games for the U-23s this week, scoring and assisting against Panama before being bottled up by Honduras on Saturday. He has played a key role in the
Alfredo Morales (Ingolstadt)
Morales was not called up by Klinsmann to face Mexico.
Terrence Boyd (RB Leipzig)
In an unfortunate turn of events, just as he was closing in on a return from a long-term knee injury, Boyd suffered a setback that required another surgery to drain fluid from the knee. A club spokesman told MLSSoccer.com on Monday that it’s unlikely that Boyd will be able to return until after the new year. We wish the striker nothing but the best as he continues his rehab.
Bobby Wood (FC Union Berlin)
Coming off the bench after Mexico took a lead early in extra time, Wood made a major impact, equalizing the contest with aterrific goal through the legs of Mexico keeper Moises Munoz. It’s not the first time Wood made waves off the bench, and Klinsmann announced at his press conference on Monday that the Hawaiian striker would get an opportunity to impress Tuesday against Costa Rica.
Andrew Wooten (Sandhausen)
After not being selected for the Mexico game, Wooten was called into the USMNT squad to face Costa Rica. He has yet to make an international appearance, but that could well change Tuesday with Klinsmann looking to liven up the squad after a difficult loss.
Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes)
Bedoya was originally selected by Klinsmann, but he was forced to withdraw with an illness. He was replaced on the roster by Wood, who made the most of the chance he was awarded with a fantastically taken goal.
Ethan Horvath (Molde)
Horvath joined the U-23s a little late, but he started both games this week. He made four saves in each, but it was a mixed bag for Horvath, as his side was ultimately unsuccessful in the must-win contest against Honduras.
Rubio Rubin (FC Utrecht)
Rubin was not used by the U-23s or the senior side this week.