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Pepi, Acosta, Weah, Yedlin start for US at Costa Rica

Ricardo Pepi, Kellyn Acosta, Tim Weah and DeAndre Yedlin returned to the starting lineup as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter made four changes for Wednesday night’s final World Cup qualifier at Costa Rica. With the U.S. in position to clinch a World Cup return as long as the Americans did not lose by six goals or more, Berhalter replaced Jesus Ferreira with Pepi and Luca de La Torre with Acosta. Yedlin and Weah returned from one-game suspensions for yellow card accumulation. Yedlin took over at right back from Shaq Moore and Weah on right wing from Paul Arriola, who did not dress because of groin tightness. Zack Steffen was in goal, Walker Zimmerman paired with Miles Robinson in central defense, and Antonee Robinson was at left back. Tyler Adams was in defensive midfield, with Yu...