- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Defender Steve Birnbaum is set to make his U.S. national team debut in the exhibition game at Chile, as coach Jurgen Klinsmann shifted to a 3-5-2 formation for the Americans’ first match of 2015.

Nick Rimando started in goal for the U.S. at Rancagua on Wednesday. Birnbaum was at right back, with Jermaine Jones in the center and Matt Besler on the left.

Mix Diskerud and Michael Bradley were in defensive midfield, and Clint Dempsey in the center of attacking midfield, with DeAndre Yedlin on the right and Brek Shea on the left. Jozy Altidore and Bobby Wood started at forward.

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