Freiburg's Caleb Stanko has been a team leader this cycle
The United States under-20 national team defeated Jamaica 2-1 on Sunday in their first tune-up friendly ahead of World Cup qualifying.
The American goals were scored by Los Angeles Galaxy forward Jose Villarreal and Santos Laguna midfielder Benji Joya. Both players are expected to be important parts of the team in World Cup qualifying and beyond should the team advance to the World Cup.
USA played Canada to a drab 0-0 draw on Tuesday night and here are the grades
The American attack was feckless in its attempt to break down the sturdy Canadian bunker, while the US defense was not strenuously tested for much of the match. Continuing a familiar theme in the Klinsmann era, the US dominated possession but failed to generate many dangerous scoring chances. Ultimately, this culmination of the January camp will be viewed as a disappointment to fans hoping to see a variety of players make a strong case for inclusion in the full national team.
American defender Parker Walsh has been added to the roster at Karlsruher SC.
The club was forced to look for a replacement for defender Sebastian Schiek, who has been sidelined for the season with a knee injury. Walsh has signed a contract which will keep him at KSC until the end of the season.