Well. He did it.
US national team head coach and notorious tinkerer Jurgen Klinsmann released the lineup for Saturday's Copa America Centenario Group A finale with Paraguay, and it looks … familiar:
A third straight game with the same Starting XI, and that's no small feat. First time in Klinsmann's five-year tenure, and unmatched in the modern era, per Doug McIntyre of ESPN:
How long has it been? Fellow ESPN scribe and stats guru Paul Carr dug up the staggering fact:
#USMNT is starting the same lineup in three straight games for the second time in team history.— Paul Carr (@PCarrESPN) June 11, 2016
The other time was at the 1930 World Cup.