MNT Aug 30, 2011
The MNT on the field at The Home Depot Center
The first extended camp under U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann kicked off Monday evening as 19 players got on the Mooch Myernick Field at The Home Depot Center. With changes to the roster announced today, a total of 21 players will be available for selection to the 18-man gameday roster for Friday's match against Costa Rica.
The MNT trained as the sun went down in Southern California
Some team notes from Monday:
- Juan Agudelo and Tim Ream were not able to travel to Los Angeles due to travel delays caused by Hurricane Irene. Along with Claudio Reyna and Tab Ramos, they are expected to arrive Tuesday evening.
- Brek Shea will join camp Wednesday after playing in the U.S. Open Cup semifinal between FC Dallas and Seattle on Tuesday evening.
- Kyle Beckerman has come to Los Angeles to go through the team's fitness testing and evaluation program Tuesday morning, and will return to Real Salt Lake on Wednesday. He will meet the U.S. team on Sunday in Brussels, along with Steve Cherundolo and Clint Dempsey.