Jurgen Klinsmann names roster for USMNT friendly vs. Czech Republic

Thursday August 28th, 2014

US men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced the roster on Thursday for next week's friendly against the Czech Republic. 

Of the 22 players selected, 10 were on the roster for the 2014 World Cup, including John Brooks and Julian Green.

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Jozy Altidore, who left the United States' group stage match against Ghana with a hamstring injury that ended his World Cup, is also on the roster. The roster is heavy with European club players, with only one player -- Nick Rimando -- coming from MLS. 

Goalkeeper Tim Howard recently announced he is taking a one-year break from international play. 

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The upcoming friendly will be played Sept. 3 in Prague. The team's next match is an Oct. 10 friendly against Ecuador, in which Landon Donovan will make his last appearance for the U.S. 

The full roster is below, from USSoccer.com:

Goalkeepers: Cody Cropper (Southampton), Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

Defenders: John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Timmy Chandler (Eintracht Frankfurt), Greg Garza (Club Tijuana), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Monchengladbach), Michael Orozco (Puebla), Tim Ream (Bolton)

Midfielders: Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Julian Green (Bayern Munich), Emerson Hyndman (Fulham), Alfredo Morales (Ingoldstadt), Brek Shea (Stoke City)

Forwards: Jozy Altidore (Sunderland), Joe Gyau (Borussia Dortmund II), Jordan Morris (Stanford), Rubio Rubin (Utrecht), Bobby Wood (1860 Munich)

- Dan Gartland

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