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June 14th, 2013 6:47PM
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[USA-SOUTH KOREA]The U.S. women's national team begins a two-game series against South Korea Saturday at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. The game followed by Thursday's game at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. will be the final ones of the summer and last internationals before the end of the NWSL season.

U.S. head coach Tom Sermanni has called up 23 players for the two matches and will name 18 to suit up for each match.

He welcomes back Hope Solo, who has resumed play with Seattle Reign FC after undergoing wrist surgery, and Megan Rapinoe, who flew in Friday from France, where she finished her season with French league and cup champion Lyon. Rapinoe will join Solo at the winless Reign after the Korea series.

USA will carry a 32-game unbeaten streak dating back to last year into Saturday's game against South Korea, against which it holds a 5-0-1 record.

U.S. Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (3):Nicole Barnhart (FC Kansas City), Jill Loyden (Sky Blue FC), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC)
DEFENDERS (8):Rachel Buehler (Portland Thorns FC), Crystal Dunn (Univ. of North Carolina), Whitney Engen (Liverpool), Meghan Klingenberg (Tyresö/SWE), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue FC), Christie Rampone (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City)
MIDFIELDERS (8):Yael Averbuch (Göteborg FC/SWE), Morgan Brian (Univ. of Virginia), Lauren Cheney (FC Kansas City), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Carli Lloyd (Western NY Flash), Kristie Mewis (FC Kansas City), Heather O'Reilly (Boston Breakers), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign FC)
FORWARDS (4): Sydney Leroux (Boston Breakers), Alex Morgan (Portland Thorns FC), Christen Press (Tyresö/SWE), Abby Wambach (Western NY Flash)

South Korea Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2):1-Kim Jungmi (Hyundai Steel), 21-Yoon Younggeul (Suwon FMC)
DEFENDERS (5):2-Kim Jihye (Sports Toto), 3-Jeong Younga (Seoul City), 4-Shim Seoyeon (Goyang Daekyo), 6-Lim Seonjoo (Hyundai Steel), 20-Kim Hyeri (Seoul City)
MIDFIELDERS (10):5-Lee Sejin (Hyundai Steel), 7-Lee Eunhye (Goyang Daekyo), 8-Cho Sohyun (Hyundai Steel), 11-Lee Jangmi (Sports Toto), 13-Lee Mina (Hyundai Steel), 14-Kwon Hahnul (Busan Sangmu), 15-Kim Narae (Suwon FMC), 17-Park Heeyoung (Sports Toto), 19-Shin Jiyoung (Seoul City), 22-Lee Jungeun (Hanyang Women's Univ.)
FORWARDS (5): 9-Park Heeyoung (KSPO), 10-Ji Soyun (Kobe INAC/JPN), 12-Yoo Younga (Busan Sangmu), 16-Kim Sangeun (KSPO), 18-Jeoun Eunha (KSPO)

Real Salt Lake's Beckerman rejoins national team

[USA-HONDURAS]U.S. national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmannrecalled Real Salt Lake captain Kyle Beckerman to the team that is training in Salt Lake for Tuesday's World Cup 2014 qualifier against Honduras at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Beckerman started five of Klinsmann's first seven games in 2011, played five more games in 2012, including the 1-0 win at Mexico, but has its two appearances in 2013.

He served as team captain in the 0-0 draw against Canada in Houston and came on in stoppage time in the 1-0 win over Costa Rica for his lone appearance in the Hexagonal.

Beckerman's addition gives Klinsmann 23 players in camp. That includes Jermaine Jones, who did not dress against Panama after suffering a concussion in the Jamaica game.

Beckerman is expected to be one of the veterans Klinsmann will build his Gold Cup team around.

U.S. Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake).
DEFENDERS (7): Matt Besler (Sporting KC), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Edgar Castillo (Tijuana), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (Brondby), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), Michael Parkhurst (Augsburg).
MIDFIELDERS (9):Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Roma), Joe Corona (Tijuana), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders), Stuart Holden (Bolton Wanderers), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht), Graham Zusi (Sporting KC).
FORWARDS (4):Jozy Altidore (AZ), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Clint Dempsey (Tottenham), Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders).


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