Opara, Polster, Steffen make US debuts in 0-0 tie vs Bosnia

In previous World Cup years, the United States used its January training camp to evaluate young players for a tournament five months later. This time, the Americans likely don't have a game that matters until the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Defenders Ike Opara and Matt Polster made their national team debuts along with goalkeeper Zack Steffen as the Americans played a listless 0-0 tie in an exhibition against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Sunday night.

The Americans played their second game since they failed to qualify for the World Cup, and they used an inexperienced roster. Interim coach Dave Sarachan ran the team for the second straight match following the resignation of Bruce Arena,...