April 13, 2015
DC midfielder joins USA for friendly
CHICAGO ó U.S. Menís National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann Monday added D.C. United midfielder Perry Kitchen to the U.S. roster for the USA vs Mexico match.
He replaced Michael Orozco, who will not travel to San Antonio following discussions with his club.
Kitchen, who scored his first two goals of the season in United's 2-2 home draw with the Red Bulls Saturday night, made his senior team debut when he entered as a substitute in the USA's 2-0 victory over Panama on Feb. 8 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
The 64th edition of the USA-Mexico rivalry takes place at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas Wednesday at 8:30 p.m.
The game will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1, UniMas and Univision Deportes Network.
The U.S. roster:
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)