Michael Orozco Fiscal Withdraws from U.S. MNT Roster with Hamstring Injury
No Replacement Added; USA-Bosnia Kicks Off Aug. 14 at 2:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2, WatchESPN and UniMas
CHICAGO (Aug. 12, 2013) – U.S. Men’s National Team defender Michael Orozco Fiscal has been forced to withdraw from the roster after suffering a hamstring injury Sunday night in Puebla’s scoreless draw against Veracruz. No replacement will be added to the U.S. roster.
The rest of the group has arrived in Sarajevo and is training in advance of the friendly against 13th-ranked Bosnia-Herzegovina on Aug. 14 in Sarajevo. Kickoff at Asim Ferhatovic Hase Stadium is set for 2:30 p.m. ET (8:30 p.m. local), and the match will be broadcast live on ESPN2, WatchESPN and UniMas. Fans can also follow along live on ussoccer.com’s MatchTracker and on Twitter @ussoccer.
U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION
GOALKEEPERS (3): Cody Cropper (Southampton), Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton)
DEFENDERS (6): John Anthony Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Edgar Castillo (Club Tijuana), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Michael Parkhurst (Augsburg), Tim Ream (Bolton Wanderers)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Roma), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), Jermaine Jones (Schalke), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht), Danny Williams (Reading)
FORWARDS (5): Jozy Altidore (Sunderland), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC), Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar), Bobby Wood (1860 Munich)