Summary

  • USA have four Bundesliga stars in their ranks.
  • Hertha centre-back Brooks has been outstanding.
  • New Hamburg forward Wood suspended for semi-final.

The US Men's National Team's Bundesliga stars have made a major contribution to the host nation reaching the last four of the Copa America Centenario.

Fabian Johnson (Borussia Mönchengladbach), John Anthony Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Bobby Wood (Union Berlin/Hamburger SV) and Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund) have all played their part in the success of Jürgen Klinsmann's men so far. bundesliga.com looks back on their road to the last four…

First group game: 3 June, 2016 - Santa Clara, California

USA 0-2 Colombia

Goals: 0-1 Zapata (8'), 0-2 James (pen. 42')

All four of the USMNT's Bundesliga representatives took to the field in the opening match of the Copa America Centenario against Colombia, but they ended up on the wrong side of a 2-0 defeat.

Second group game: 7 June, 2016 - Chicago, Illinois

USA 4-0 Costa Rica

Goals: 1-0 Dempsey (pen. 9'), 2-0 Jones (37'), 3-0 Wood (42'), 4-0 Zusi (87')

New Hamburger SV signing Wood opened his account at the Copa America Centenario, netting in the USA's 4-0 victory over Costa Rica in Group A on Tuesday.

Third group game: 11 June, 2016 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

USA 1–0 Paraguay

Goals: 1-0 Dempsey (27')

Red card: Yedlin (48')

Hertha Berlin defender Brooks put in a towering display for ten-man USA to help them book a place in the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals with a 1-0 victory over Paraguay.

Quarter-final: 16 June, 2016 - Seattle, Washington

USA 2–1 Ecuador

Goals: 1-0 Dempsey (22'), 2-0 Zardes (65'), 2-1 M. Arroyo (74')

Red card: Jones (52'), Valencia (52')

Bundesliga trio John Brooks, Johnson and Wood all played the full 90 minutes as the USMNT reached the Copa America Centenario semi-finals thanks to a 2-1 win over Ecuador.

Semi-final: 21 June, 2016 - Houston, Texas

USA vs. Argentina (kick-off: 21:00ET/ 04:00CEST+1 day)

Hertha's 'Wall of Brooks' will be tasked with keeping Lionel Messi under wraps when the USA - without the suspended Wood - take on Argentina in the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario in Houston on Tuesday.