Jay Herdman on bench as coach Bazeley rotates U-20 line-up at World Cup

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Midfielder Jay Herdman has been named on the subs’ bench for New Zealand’s match against Argentina at the FIFA U-20 Men’s World Cup.

Herdman and Ben Wallace both scored against Uzbekistan in New Zealand’s previous game but are on the bench for Saturday’s final pool game.

Coach Darren Bazeley also appears to be protecting players who have already collected yellow cards at the tournament with five of them named as substitutes (Hughes, O’Leary, McKay, Wallace and Lukas Kelly-Heald).

Jackson Manuel is in the starting line-up and he too has a yellow card to his name.

A second yellow for any of these players would force them to miss the Round of 16.

Argentina have dropped captain Agustin Giay to their bench — he too has a yellow card.

New Zealand starting line-up

Kees Sims (Ljungskile SK, Sweden)

Jackson Jarvie (Eastern Suburbs, New Zealand)

Adam Supyk (Eastern Suburbs, New Zealand)

Finn Surman (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand), captain

Finn Linder (Vancouver Whitecaps, Canada)

Aaryan Raj (Eastern Suburbs, New Zealand)

Jackson Manuel (Western Springs, New Zealand)

Fin Conchie (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)

Noah Karunaratne (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)

Oliver Colloty (free agent)


Henry Gray (Ipswich Town, England)

Albert Kelly-Heald (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)

Isaac Hughes (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)

Jay Herdman (Vancouver Whitecaps, Canada)

Everton O’Leary (Birkenhead United, New Zealand)

Dan McKay (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)

Oliver Fay (Ljungskile SK, Sweden)

Ben Wallace (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)

Kian Donkers (NEC Nijmegen, Netherlands)

Lukas Kelly-Heald (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)

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