Shouldn't he be sticking with a cohesive lineup at this point?
Well that would have been the plan except for the injuries. Missing a handful of starters so the prudent thing to do here is to rotate to try and find the key replacement parts. Kinda what I laid out in my last article.
And the problem wasn't just missing some key starters it was that every group was missing a starter.
1. Front line - no Weah and then Pulisic had to miss the Japan game.
2. Midfield - No Musah.
3. Backline - No Richards or Antonee Robinson.
So you could have tried to play the same lineup with the rest of the players for both matches but in this case I think the approach Berhalter is taking is more prudent. But then I don't make the big bucks to make these decisions either!