Weston McKennie Departs USMNT Camp to Recover from Left Knee Tendinopathy

No Replacement Added As 22-Player Roster Travels to Port of Spain for Second Leg of Concacaf Nations League Quarterfinals against Trinidad & Tobago; USA Brings 3-0 Aggregate Lead in the Series Following Shutout Win on Nov. 16 in Austin

CHICAGO (Nov. 18, 2023) – USMNT midfielder Weston McKennie has departed camp to recover from an aggravated left knee tendinopothy. No replacement will be added to the roster as the United States traveled to face Trinidad & Tobago in the second leg of the Concacaf Nations League Quarterfinal on Saturday.

The USA brings a 3-0 aggregate lead in the series following the shutout victory on Nov. 16 in Austin, Texas. McKennie played all 90 minutes in that match, with goals from Ricardo Pepi, Antonee Robinson and Gio Reyna pacing the U.S.

The away leg will be played Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. ET from Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad. The match will be broadcast live on TNT, Universo, MAX and Peacock. Live Spanish-language audio for the match will be available on Fútbol de Primera radio. Fans will also be able to follow the matches via Facebook, Twitter @USMNT, Instagram @USMNT and the official U.S. Soccer App.


GOALKEEPERS (3): Ethan Horvath (Nottingham Forest/ENG; 9/0), Gaga Slonina (KAS Eupen/BEL; 1/0), Matt Turner (Nottingham Forest/ENG; 36/0)

DEFENDERS (8): Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic/SCO; 15/0), Sergiño Dest (PSV Eindhoven/NED; 31/2), Kristoffer Lund (Palermo/ITA; 3/0), Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG; 54/1), Chris Richards (Crystal Palace/ENG; 14/1), Antonee Robinson (Fulham/ENG; 38/3), Miles Robinson (Atlanta United; 27/3), Joe Scally (Borussia Mönchengladbach/GER; 7/0)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Paxten Aaronson (Eintracht Frankfurt/GER; 1/0), Luca de la Torre (Celta Vigo/ESP; 19/0), Lennard Maloney (Heidenheim/GER; 1/0), Yunus Musah (AC Milan/ITA; 32/0), Gio Reyna (Borussia Dortmund/GER; 23/7), Malik Tillman (PSV Eindhoven/NED; 7/0)

FORWARDS (5): Brenden Aaronson (Union Berlin/GER; 37/8), Folarin Balogun (Monaco/FRA; 7/3), Kevin Paredes (Wolfsburg/GER; 3/0), Ricardo Pepi (PSV Eindhoven/NED; 21/10), Alex Zendejas (Club América/MEX; 7/1)