• Sunday Sep 08, 2013

    Four added to U.S. roster for Mexico WCQ

    Clarence Goodson (pictured), a 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup standout, was one of four players added to the United States roster for a September 10, 2013, World Cup qualifier against Mexico. (Photo: Mexsport)

    CHICAGO – Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann added four players to the United States roster on Saturday for the upcoming World Cup Qualifier against Mexico.

     Midfielders Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo) and Jose Francisco Torres (Tigres), plus defender Clarence Goodson (San Jose Earthquakes), will all join what is now a 22-man U.S. squad in Columbus, Ohio, prior to the September 10 encounter.

     The additions come after Jozy Altidore, Matt Besler and Geoff Cameron picked up yellow card cautions in the USA's 3-1 loss at Costa Rica on Friday, forcing them to serve a one-match suspension.

     Roma’s Michael Bradley has also been ruled out after suffering a left ankle sprain, while Hertha Berlin defender John Brooks has been released back to his club.

    UNITED STATES ROSTER

    (World Cup Qualifying - September 10, 2013, home v Mexico)

    GOALKEEPERS:  Brad Guzan (Aston Villa/England), Tim Howard (Everton/England), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

    DEFENDERS:  DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla/Mexico), Edgar Castillo (Club Tijuana/Mexico), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (San Jose Earthquakes), Michael Orozco (Puebla/Mexico), Michael Parkhurst (Augsburg/Germany)

    MIDFIELDERS:  Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes/France), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana/Mexico), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg/Norway), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim/Germany), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04/Germany), Jose Torres (Tigres/Mexico), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

    FORWARDS:  Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar/Holland), Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders)

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