Skip to comments.U.S. soccer team seeks fill-ins for qualifier against Panama [tonight]
Posted on 06/11/2013 6:37:07 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
Jermaine Jones will miss World Cup qualifier with a concussion and Graham Zusi is suspended after getting two yellow cards. Injured Herculez Gomez also will miss match
SEATTLE Juergen Klinsmann went 23 months and 28 matches as coach of the U.S. national soccer team before starting the same lineup in consecutive games.
The experiment didn't last long.
Klinsmann, who lost midfielders Jermaine Jones and Graham Zusi in last week's win in Jamaica, will go back to the drawing board to find a starting 11 for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against unbeaten Panama at CenturyLink Field (TV: Unimas, ESPN, 7 p.m.).
Jones is out with a concussion, while Zusi is suspended a match after picking up two yellow cards. The U.S. also will be without forward Herculez Gomez, who was sent back to Southern California to receive treatment on his balky right knee, leaving Klinsmann with just 21 available players, two below the roster limit for qualifiers.
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I can suit up and be ready in five minutes. Now, where did I put my stick?
Whoa, cowboy. Hockey’s tomorrow night.
i can see your schtick from here
soccer IS hockey
Give me some pads and I will be the middle linebacker.
Herculez Gomez is out? Maybe they can get his brother Conan The Barbarian Gomez to sub for him?
Not liking this....
Last time we played Panama in the USA we lost 2-1...I was at that match in Tampa and it was a defensive disaster....I thought goalie Tim Howard was going to kill one of his defenders, he was so POd.
Need the win to stay ahead of Mexico, which just drew at home to Costa Rica 0-0
They played very, very good tonight, especially up front.
*played well (it’s late)