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I wonder to what extent US Soccer expects the U-19 coaches to adopt the senior USMNT's style of play. For example, if Coach Jones has the U-19 players to form a counterattacking team, would US Soccer say, "No, no Jermaine, the senior team builds out of the back. If the senior team is going to succeed, we need select and develop U-19s who have the strengths that match the senior team's style of play." Perhaps US Soccer has a certain style in mind for the whole pyramid, one that transcends the tenure of a single USMNT coach?

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