When Landon Donovan failed to make the United States’ roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, most people were equal parts shocked and worried about the country’s chances.

Though the team will be missing some veteran talent in Donovan, the U.S. will still have great players to fill the void, like Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley and Tim Howard.

Overall, the U.S. should be able to make it out of Group G — the “Group of Death” — which features Portugal, Ghana and Germany.

Check out the analysis from NESN.com soccer editor Marcus Kwesi O’Mard in the video above.