With the US national team set to take on Fabio Capello's Russia in Krasnodar on Wednesday (10 am ET, ESPN2), MLSsoccer.com's editors came up with their preferred starting lineups and formations.
Let us know in the comments section below what your XI would look like if you were Jurgen Klinsmann. Attacking or defensive? New blood or wily veterans? A mix of both?
Greg Lalas, editor in chief
Jonah Freedman, managing editor
Simon Borg, senior editor
Nick Rosano, editor
Matt Doyle, editor
Andrew Wiebe, editor