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USMNT: Another change ahead of Honduras qualifier
by Paul Kennedy, March 20th, 2017 10:40PM
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A day after Bobby Wood (back injury) was scratched from the U.S. national team, San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski was added to the team and will begin training on Tuesday at his home stadium, Avaya Stadium in San Jose, where the USA will face Honduras on Friday.

Wondo's addition also comes after Jordan Morris tweaked an injured ankle in the Seattle Sounders' 3-1 win over the LA Galaxy on Sunday. Morris received treatment on the right ankle he injured on Monday in San Jose.

Wondolowski, the only player in league history to score double-digit goals in seven consecutive seasons, has a goal and two assists in three matches for the revitalized Quakes. The 33-year-old forward has 35 caps for the USA but has never played in a World Cup qualifier.

U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena has made eight changes to his roster -- four players in, four out -- since announcing his team last Wednesday.

USA:
GOALKEEPERS (3): David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake).
DEFENDERS (10): Matt Besler (Sporting KC), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin/GER), DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City/ENG), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca/MEX), Michael Orozco (Tijuana/MEX), Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG), Jorge Villafana (Santos/MEX), Walker Zimmerman (FC Dallas), Graham Zusi (Sporting KC).
MIDFIELDERS (9): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Sacha Kljestan (NY Red Bulls), Jermaine Jones (LA Galaxy), Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund/GER).
FORWARDS (4): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes).



1 comment
  1. R2 Dad
    commented on: March 21, 2017 at 12:06 p.m.
    If I were Christian Pulisic I would be taking out a very large insurance policy to protect my legs from CONCACAF officiating. There is a reason international football has been perceived as declining in popularity among top players--there is no upside until the actual tournament begins. The money is inconsequential to their club salary, conditions, teammates and officiating are of a lower standard. Why risk your entire career because some old, slower back can't keep up like they used to and breaks your leg while only receiving a yellow card? Is international football dying? If so, maybe losing the Hex isn't such a bad thing after all.

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