Musah damage groin, to overlook World Cup warmups, Cardoso in

File Picture: Valencia’s Yunus Musah in motion with Atletico Madrid’s Renan Lodi. (REUTERS/Albert Gea)

CHICAGO: Yunus Musah will miss the USA’ final two World Cup warmup matches due to a left groin harm, depriving the Individuals of an opportunity for his or her most popular midfield trio to play collectively forward of the event in November.

Johnny Cardoso of the Brazilian membership Internacional changed Musah on the roster on Friday for the matches in opposition to Japan on September 23 in Düsseldorf, Germany, and Saudi Arabia 4 days later in Murcia, Spain.

The primary-choice midfield of Tyler Adams, Weston McKennie and Musah is probably the most settled portion of the American lineup. The trio has began collectively simply seven instances, largely attributable to accidents and suspensions: in a pair of exhibitions in November 2020 and in 5 of the 14 World Cup qualifiers.

Cardoso, 20, is from Denville, New Jersey, and has Brazilian dad and mom. He has made three appearances for the U.S., all in friendlies: in November 2020 in opposition to Wales and Panama, and final December in opposition to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Individuals already had been with out central defender Miles Robinson, who will miss the event due to a torn left Achilles. 4 gamers will miss the warmup matches due to accidents however hope to return for the World Cup: goalkeeper Zack Steffen (knee), left again Antonee Robinson (ankle), midfielder Cristan Roldan (groin) and winger Tim Weah (ankle).

Again within the World Cup after lacking the 2018 event, the U.S. opens in opposition to Wales on November 21, performs England in a Black Friday matchup 4 days later and closes group play on Nov. 29 in opposition to Iran.

U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter plans to introduced his Cup roster on November 9, 5 days earlier than the deadline to submit it to FIFA.

The roster:

Goalkeepers: Ethan Horvath (Luton City, England), Sean Johnson (New York Metropolis), Matt Turner (Arsenal, England)

Defenders: Reggie Cannon (Boavista, Portugal), Cameron Carter-Vickers (Glasgow Celtic, Scotland), Sergiño Dest (AC Milan, Italy), Aaron Lengthy (New York Pink Bulls), Chris Richards (Crystal Palace, England), Joe Scally (Borussia Mönchengladbach, Germany), Sam Vines (Royal Antwerp, Belgium), DeAndre Yedlin (Miami), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville)

Midfielders: Kellyn Acosta (Los Angeles), Tyler Adams (Leeds, England), Luca de la Torre (Celta Vigo, Spain), Weston McKennie (Juventus, Italy), Yunus Musah (Valencia, Spain), Malik Tillman (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland)

Forwards: Brenden Aaronson (Leeds, England), Paul Arriola (Dallas), Jesús Ferreira (Dallas), Jordan Morris (Seattle), Ricardo Pepi (Groningen, Netherlands), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea, England), Gio Reyna (Borussia Dortmund, Germany), Josh Sargent (Norwich, England).


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