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Global Mar 22, 2019

USMNT roster updates announced following win over Ecuador

CHICAGO (Via U.S. Soccer) – The U.S. Men’s National Team roster was reduced to 23 players following the USA’s 1-0 victory against Ecuador as defender Tyler Adams departed camp Friday morning. No replacements will be made ahead of Tuesday’s match against Chile in Houston.

Adams played the full 90 minutes in the shutout on Thursday, working on a back line that limited La Tricolor to just one shot on goal. The 20-year-old will return to Germany to continue training with Bundesliga side RB Leipzig.

Additionally, goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez has returned to FC Dallas and will be available for selection for Saturday’s match against the Colorado Rapids, beforing returning to MNT camp in Houston following the game.

Having exited Thursday’s 1-0 win against Ecuador in the 68th minute with an ankle injury, midfielder Weston McKennie will travel with the team to Houston for further evaluation.

The USA faces two-time defending Copa America champions Chile on Tuesday, March 26 in Houston. Kickoff from BBVA Compass Stadium is set for 7:55 p.m. ET and the match will be broadcast live on ESPN2, UniMas and UDN.

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GOALKEEPERS (3): Jesse Gonzalez (FC Dallas; 0/0), Ethan Horvath (Club Brugge/BEL; 3/0), Sean Johnson (New York City FC; 7/0)

DEFENDERS (8): John Brooks (Wolfsburg/GER; 37/3), Omar Gonzalez (Atlas/MEX; 48/3), Nick Lima (San Jose Earthquakes; 2/0), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls; 5/0), Daniel Lovitz (Montreal Impact/CAN; 2/0), Matt Miazga (Reading/ENG; 11/1), Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG; 27/1), DeAndre Yedlin (Newcastle United/ENG; 58/0)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Michael Bradley (Toronto FC/CAN; 144/17), Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy; 8/2), Weston McKennie (Schalke/GER; 8/1), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund/GER; 24/9), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC; 8/0), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC; 14/0)

FORWARDS (6): Paul Arriola (D.C. United; 20/3), Corey Baird (Real Salt Lake; 2/0), Jonathan Lewis (New York City FC; 3/0), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC; 26/5), Christian Ramirez (LAFC; 2/1), Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC; 43/7)