Here are some other things to watch for from Friday’s USA-France friendly: The debut of Fabian Johnson Klinsmann’s USA side needs playmakers, and while Clint Dempsey has shown some signs playing in a free role behind a lone striker, finding attacking midfielders to drive the attack in a 4-3-3 system (or any system for that matter) hasn’t been easy. Enter Johnson. The Hoffenheim midfielder is set to make his debut, and he just might get the starting nod in the absence of Landon Donovan. If he can show that he’s a good creator and threat going at defenders, Johnson could start putting pressure on some established players for minutes. The continued evolution of Timmy Chandler A revelation at left back, Chandler has found a new home with the national team, and his continued work partnering with Brek Shea on the left is just the kind of young-player revelation Klinsmann has to love watching. That said, Steve Cherundolo isn’t getting any younger, so we’re left to wonder if Klinsmann will give Chandler any time at right back. If so, Chandler could face a familiar foe in France’s Franck Ribery. Brek Shea on European display The interest by European clubs in… Read full this story
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