Union players Alejandro Bedoya, Andre Blake named to international rosters

Midfielder Alejandro Bedoya and goalkeeper Andre Blake have both been called up to their respective national teams, the Union announced on Sunday.

Bedoya will be on the United States Men’s National Team Roster for its World Cup qualifying matches against Mexico on Nov. 11 and Costa Rica on Nov. 15. Blake will be with the Jamaican National Team for its Caribbean Cup qualifier on Nov. 13.

Both players have previous international experience. Bedoya has 55 international caps for the USMNT. He has two goals and eight assists in his international career. He last appeared for the USMNT in a World Cup qualifying match against Trinidad & Tobago on Sept. 6. He also played a role in the team’s semifinal run at the Copa America Centenario in June.

Blake started three matches in goal for Jamaica in the Copa America Centenario. He was also on Jamaica’s 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup runner-up team.

The Union acquired Bedoya in August. He started 10 regular season games, scoring one goal and logging 844 minutes during the team’s playoff push. Bedoya also scored a goal in the team’s 3-1 loss to Toronto FC in the opening round of the MLS playoffs.

Blake started 32 games for the Union this season. He posted six shutouts and tallied 99 saves.