U.S. Soccer releases roster ahead of World Cup qualifying match against Panama in Orlando


The United States men’s national team roster for October’s crucial World Cup qualifying matches in October is set.

Bruce Arena revealed his squad on Sunday ahead of Friday’s game against Panama at Orlando City Stadium at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Out of the noticeable call-ups includes Christian Pulisic, Clint Dempsey and Jozy Altidore.

Orlando City’s Dom Dwyer, who was under consideration according to Jason Kreis, did not receive a call up for October’s games.

Following Friday’s game against Panama, the USMNT travel to Port of Spain to take on Trinidad & Tobago on Oct. 10 to close out CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.

Here is the full 26-man roster: 

GOALKEEPERS: Brad Guzan (Atlanta United FC), Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

DEFENDERS: DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca), Michael Orozco (Club Tijuana), Tim Ream (Fulham), Jorge Villafaña (Santos Laguna), DeAndre Yedlin (Newcastle United), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

MIDFIELDERS: Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Juan Agudelo (New England Revolution), Paul Arriola (D.C. United), Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Benny Feilhaber (Sporting Kansas City), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)

FORWARDS: Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Bobby Wood (Hamburg)

(Photo Courtesy of US Soccer) 

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