Wil Trapp - USMNT - 10.16.18

Columbus Crew SC and United States Men’s National Team midfielder Wil Trapp earned his team-leading seventh appearance of 2018 for the Stars & Stripes, as the U.S. drew Peru 1-1 at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

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Trapp, who played the full 90 minutes in a central holding role, garnered Man of the Match honors for the second time in his last six appearances. The 25-year-old has started for and captained the MNT in each of his seven appearances this year, bringing his career cap total to nine.

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Following a 49th-minute goal from 18-year-old Werder Bremen forward Josh Sargent, the MNT moved to 3-2-2 all-time against 21st-ranked Peru, according to FIFA’s World Ranking. The U.S. currently ranks one spot back in 22nd.


Overall, the U.S. holds a 3-3-3 record in matches featuring Trapp, while maintaining a 2-2-3 record when Trapp starts.

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Up next, the U.S. is scheduled to face England on Nov. 15 at Wembley Stadium in London, England, before traveling to Luminus Arena in Genk, Belgium to play four-time World Cup champions Italy on Nov. 20.


Trapp returns home to join the Black & Gold as Columbus looks to secure a spot in the Audi 2018 MLS Cup Playoffs on the road against Orlando City SC on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 3 p.m. ET.

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