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Christian Pulisic Headlines USMNT Roster for World Cup Qualifiers vs. Mexico, Jamaica

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The US men’s national crew welcomes help Christian Pulisic earlier than two World Cup qualifying suits, nonetheless the squad will tranquil be with out some regulars.

Right here is the elephantine roster for the Nov. 12 recreation towards Mexico and Nov. 16 war with Jamaica:

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The positional breakdown of the #USMNT’s 25-participant November #WCQ roster.

El plantel de 25 jugadores de #USMNT por posición para los partidos de eliminatorias de #WCQ en noviembre.

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Pulisic neglected the closing qualifying window with an ankle hurt nonetheless returned to the pitch for Chelsea in Tuesday’s Champions League match.

Giovani Reyna and Sergino Dest are out with accidents. Dest’s help hurt saved him out of Barcelona’s Champions League recreation Tuesday.

“If we conception he could moreover play, he’d be in camp,” coach Gregg Berhalter mentioned of Dest on Thursday. “These games are that indispensable.”

Reyna has now not performed for Borussia Dortmund or for his country since struggling a hamstring hurt with the USMNT in September.

One more indispensable absence is John Brooks, who had been a fixture at center help for the United States. The Wolfsburg defender owned as a lot as his struggles Thursday:

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“The choice to proceed me out of this this camp isn’t spirited given a pair of of my fresh performances.”

Impressive accountability from John Brooks. Right here’s his elephantine commentary to @FOXSports on being left off the most up-to-date #USMNT roster: pic.twitter.com/i5CdZzIbSH

It’ll moreover set aside stress on MLS center backs Miles Robinson and Walker Zimmerman to purchase up the slack.

The most fresh roster also parts fresh addition Joe Scally, an 18-year-historical who has made 10 Bundesliga starts for Borussia Monchengladbach this season. He can play both factual or left help and continuously is the predominant participant for the Americans.

Ricardo Pepi returns after scoring three targets in four suits with the national crew in September and October, even although Berhalter selected to miss fellow strikers Josh Sargent and Daryl Dike. Fans must tranquil glimpse fairly a range of the 18-year-historical over the next two suits, even although FC Dallas teammate Jesus Ferreira could moreover also win taking half in time at forward.

The US enters this stage of qualifying with 11 capabilities through six suits, factual for second put in CONCACAF nonetheless three within the help of Mexico for first. Jamaica ranks sixth of eight teams and suffered a 2-0 loss to the Americans in October.   

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