Altidore will sit out Germany game
[BRAZIL 2014] Jurgen Klinsmann is counting on getting Jozy Altidore back on the field at the World Cup. It just won't be Thursday against Germany. The striker was ruled out of the deciding Group G game as he continues to recover from his
“We’ll get him back in this tournament, as we said," said Klinsmann on Tuesday before the U.S. team flew to Recife to prepare for Thursday's game. "Once
this game, hopefully, is done successfully, we’ll have a good chance to have him back in the team.”
The U.S. players went through a light practice at their training center at
Sao Paulo FC’s Barra Funda training complex.
All other players, including Matt Besler, should be ready for the Germany game. Besler again
suffered tightness in his hamstring at the end of the Portugal game, but Klinsmann said his defender would be ready.
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