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Klinsmann names US roster ahead of clash with Mexico

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Klinsmann names US roster ahead of clash with Mexico

CHICAGO — Defender Geoff Cameron, midfielder Kyle Beckerman and forward Chris Wondolowski will miss the United States' World Cup qualifiers against Mexico and Costa Rica because of injuries.

Cameron was paired with John Brooks in central defense during this year's Copa America but has missed Stoke's last two Premier League games after hyperextending a knee against Hull on Oct. 22. Omar Gonzalez, Matt Besler, Steve Birnbaum and Michael Orozco are the candidates to replace him the starting lineup.

Beckerman and Wondolowski play for Major League Soccer teams whose seasons are over, and the nature of their injuries was not clear.

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann selected 26 players for a training camp ahead of Friday's game against Mexico in Columbus, Ohio, the Americans' opener in the 10-match final round of qualifying in the North and Central American and Caribbean region. Among them is 18-year-old defender Cameron-Carter Vickers, who could make his U.S. debut. He played his first game for Tottenham in the League Cup on Sept. 21.

Also on the roster are 18-year-old Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic and 20-year-old Sunderland midfielder Lynden Gooch, who made his national team debut in an exhibition against New Zealand last month.

Forward Aron Johannsson returns for the first time since September 2015. He injured a groin that Sept. 26 playing for Werder Bremen and did not return until Aug. 26.

The U.S. has beaten Mexico 2-0 in four consecutive home qualifiers, all in Columbus, where the Americans are 8-0-3. After playing El Tri, the U.S. is at Costa Rica on Nov. 15.

Twenty-three players can dress for each game. The top three nations qualify for the 2018 World Cup, and the No. 4 team advances to a playoff against the fifth-place Asian team for another berth.

The roster:

Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Middlesbrough, England), Ethan Horvath (Molde, Norway), Tim Howard (Colorado), William Yarbrough (Leon, Mexico)

Defenders: Matt Besler (Kansas City), Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin, Germany), Cameron Carter-Vickers (Tottenham, England), Timmy Chandler (Eintracht Frankfurt, Germany), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca, Mexico), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Moenchengladbach, Germany), Michael Orozco (Tijuana, Mexico), DeAndre Yedlin (Newcastle, England)

Midfielders: Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia), Michael Bradley (Toronto), Lynden Gooch (Sunderland, England), Julian Green (Bayern Munich, Germany), Jermaine Jones (Colorado), Sacha Kljestan (New York), Christian Pulisic (Borussia, Germany), Caleb Stanko (Vaduz, Liechtenstein), Graham Zusi (Kansas City)

Forwards: Jozy Altidore (Toronto), Aron Johannsson (Werder Bremen, Germany), Jordan Morris (Seattle), Bobby Wood (Hamburg, Germany)

Hoesen scores 2 goals, Earthquakes tie Revolution 2-2

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Hoesen scores 2 goals, Earthquakes tie Revolution 2-2

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SAN JOSE -- Danny Hoesen scored two goals to help the San Jose Earthquakes tie the New England Revolution 2-2 on Wednesday night.

San Jose (2-9-4) avoided its first five-game losing streak since 2009. New England (6-4-6) is unbeaten in its last six games in the series, with three victories.

Hoesen opened the scoring in the 17th minute. After a defensive turnover, Hoesen dribbled into the penalty area and sent a left-footed shot past Matt Turner. Hoesen tied it at 2 in the 51st on a header for his ninth goal of the season.

Diego Fagundez tied it at 1 in the 31st by bending a free kick over the wall and inside the near post. Cristian Penilla scored his sixth goal of the season in the 43rd on a fast break to give New England the lead. Penilla dribbled down the left side, cut back his defender inside the box and smashed a shot into the top corner.

Quakes' comeback attempt falls short in Chicago

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Quakes' comeback attempt falls short in Chicago

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BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Alan Gordon scored his third goal in his three matches and turned in a spectacular defensive play to assure Chicago of a 2-1 win over San Jose on Saturday night.

Gordon's 59th career goal came in the 29th minute when he headed in a looping cross from Luis Solignac. His bicycle kick to clear a ball in the goal box helped assure the Fire's second win in its last five matches.

Chicago lost goalkeeper Patrick McLain just before halftime with a right thigh injury and he was subbed out for Richard Sanchez in the 44th minute.

Aleksandar Katai added an insurance goal in the 49th minute for his fourth tally of the season.

Danny Hoesen got San Jose on the board in the 74th minute.

The Earthquakes, now winless in their last four matches, lost Shea Shalinas in the 14th minute with an injury.