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BRIAN SCIARETTA - Tuesday, November 1, 2011
With the US national team camp set to open next week, new faces could find themselves into the team.

The friendlies and in both September and October have seen some players establish themselves with the team while other players have struggled.

It is important to realize that there is also a U23 camp going on at the same time. At that Olympic camp in Germany you will most likely find young players like Teal Bunbury, Mikkel Diskerud, Juan Agudelo, and Bill Hamid who have spent time with the full US team in the past.

Not all US U23 players will be at the U23 camp, however. Top players like Brek Shea, Jozy Altidore, Timothy Chandler, and Danny Williams will likely be with the senior national team.

The past two months has seen strong play from players likes of Sacha Kljestan, Chris Rolfe, Michael Parkhurst, and Herculez Gomez who have all played great soccer the past few months and could catch the eye of Klinsmann.

In addition, players like Tim Ream and Michael Orozco have struggled and could sit these games out.

The injury is pretty similar to what it was for the October games. Jose Torres, Eric Lichaj, and Stuart Holden all remain out. Josh Gatt was in the mix for his first callup but he is out with a pulled hamstring. Fabian Johnson, however, is now playing again for Hoffenheim and he could earn his first cap in November.

Also with MLS playoffs set for their final stretch, Klinsmann may not select players from teams still in contention. In this predicted roster, I'll name alternates for the MLS players still alive

Predicted 23 Player Roster


Tim Howard
Nick Rimando (replace with Brad Guzan if club conflict with Real Salt Lake)


Timothy Chandler
Carlos Bocanegra
Oguchi Onyewu
Steve Cherundolo
Michael Parkhurst
Omar Gonzalez (replace with George John if club conflict with LA Galaxy)
Jonathan Spector


Michael Bradley
Maurice Edu
Jermaine Jones
Sacha Kljestan
Brek Shea
Kyle Beckerman (Replace with Jeff Larentowicz if conflict with Real Salt Lake)
Danny Williams
DaMarcus Beasley
Clint Dempsey
Fabian Johnson


Jozy Altidore
Chris Rolfe
Herculez Gomez
Landon Donovan (Replace with Benny Feilhaber if conflict with LA Galaxy)
Tuesday November 1, 2011 1:35 pm
Ive heard the US has contacted Joe Corona and what about calling up Terrance Boyd ???? Geoff Cameron needs a look too!

I would like to see a 4-1-3-2


Chandler --- John ---- Gooch ---- Parkhurst
---------------- jones ---------------
Corona ------ D. Williams ----- F. Johnon
------------ Dempsey ---- Boyd---------

Give some new people a look, Im tired of the same @#$%
Tuesday November 1, 2011 1:32 pm
i dont know about selecting 4 holding mids... jones, edu, bradley, and beckerman
I would much rather see benny on the team than beckerman
Tuesday November 1, 2011 12:17 pm
Nice prediction on Bedoya for Beckerman-Larentowicz.

Dunno about both Gonzo and John, and Feilhaber.
No Donovan.
The other yanks abroad candidates at forward include Buddle, Findley, Gomez, and Rolfe. Maybe Bunbury.
Tuesday November 1, 2011 12:16 pm
Benny Failhaber? Not a chance...

Especially listed as a forward. Less likely considering Klinsy has yet to incorporate a 4-3-3
Tuesday November 1, 2011 10:54 am
Sorry, Beckerman is just not good enough (not fast enough) to play at this level. We have depth at center mid. Plenty of other people in front of him on the depth chart. I think I'd rather see Feilhaber than him. Benny has always been a center mid in my mind.
Tuesday November 1, 2011 10:52 am
I can see JK sticking with same formation for both games. 4-1-3-2

altidore dempsey

shea bradley johnson


chandler gooch boca cherundlo

Tuesday November 1, 2011 10:29 am
Only ommision i think should get a look would be Alejandro Bedoya. He showed promise this summer to play that attacking role and should get some time in camp. Plus he's already in Europe. I would swap him out with the MLS duo of BeckermanLarentowicz since they could probably save their legs from travel and Edu and Bradley can cover D Mid role.
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