Perry Kitchen replaces Michael Orozco on USMNT roster for upcoming match against Mexico
CHICAGO (Via U.S. Soccer) — U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added D.C. United midfielder Perry Kitchen to the U.S. roster for USA-Mexico. Kitchen replaces Michael Orozco, who will not travel to San Antonio following discussions with his club.
Kitchen made his Senior Team debut earlier this year when he entered as a substitute in the USA’s 2-0 win against Panama on Feb. 8 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
The 64th edition of the USA-Mexico rivalry takes place this Wednesday, April 15, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. CT and the game will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1, UniMas and Univision Deportes Network.
U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake), William Yarbrough (Club Leon)
DEFENDERS (7): Ventura Alvarado (Club America), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Greg Garza (Club Tijuana), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Brek Shea (Orlando City SC), DeAndre Yedlin (Tottenham Hotspur)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Mix Diskerud (New York City FC), Miguel Ibarra (Minnesota United FC), Perry Kitchen (D.C. United), Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution)
FORWARDS (5): Juan Agudelo (New England Revolution), Julian Green (Hamburg), Jordan Morris (Stanford University), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)