Midfielder Sebastian Lletget departs USMNT camp due to injury
CHICAGO (Via U.S. Soccer) – The roster for the U.S. Men’s National Team’s Kickoff Series matches against Brazil and Mexico was reduced to 24 players on Thursday as Sebastian Lletget departed the USA’s training camp due to a lingering abdominal strain suffered with the Los Angeles Galaxy. No replacement will be made for the 25-year-old midfielder.
The MNT opens the Kickoff Series on Friday, Sept. 7 with USA-Brazil, presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance. Coverage of the match begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on FS1, Univision and UDN.
Four days later, the next edition of one of the region’s greatest rivalries will be contested at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. USA-Mexico, presented by AT&T, begins at 7:30 p.m. CT, with ESPN and Univision broadcasting the action.
U.S. MNT DETAILED ROSTER BY POSITION (Club; Caps/Goals):
GOALKEEPERS (3) :Alex Bono (Toronto FC/CAN; 1/0), Ethan Horvath (Club Brugge/BEL; 2/0),
Zack Steffen (Columbus Crew SC; 3/0)
DEFENDERS (9) :John Brooks (Wolfsburg/GER; 33/3), Cameron Carter-Vickers (Swansea City/WAL; 4/0), Eric Lichaj (Hull City/ENG; 15/1), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls; 0/0), Matt Miazga (Nantes/FRA; 7/1), Shaq Moore (Reus Deportiu/ESP; 2/0), Tim Parker (New York Red Bulls; 2/0), Antonee Robinson (Wigan Athletic/ENG; 2/0), DeAndre Yedlin (Newcastle United/ENG; 52/0)
MIDFIELDERS (9) :Kellyn Acosta (Colorado Rapids; 17/1), Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls; 5/0), Paul Arriola (D.C. United; 16/2), Marky Delgado (Toronto FC/CAN; 1/0), Julian Green (Greuther Fürth/GER; 10/4), Weston McKennie (Schalke/GER; 4/1), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC; 3/0), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC; 6/0), Tim Weah (Paris Saint-Germain; 3/1)
FORWARDS (3) :Andrija Novakovich (Fotuna Sittard/NED; 2/0), Bobby Wood (Hannover 96/GER; 39/12), Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC; 38/6)