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USMNT vs. Mexico: How to watch and game thread

The United States will host Mexico in a game so close to the border that it may not be a home game at all.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 8:30 pm EST

Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas

Team News

Jurgen Klinsmann has made several roster changes before facing off against the United States' biggest rival. One of the biggest moves is the addition of winger/full back Fabian Johnson who will undoubtedly be his usual dangerous self, bombarding up and down the flanks. The team will also be without defender Michael Orozco due to his club Puebla not releasing him for the match. Additionally, Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore has been swapped for Juan Agudelo of the New England Revolution. It is unlikely this move was made because of Altidore's red card against Switzerland and more in a search for other players to fill the roster for the upcoming Gold Cup.

The Opposition

While the US has a good mix of players from several different leagues, El Tri has selected a team solely from Liga MX Squads. One of the players is someone that MLS fans are very familiar with, Erick "Cubo" Torres. Torres, signed with Houston as a DP but will spend six months with Chivas de Guadalajara as part of the transfer agreement. Finally, Mexico head coach Miguel Herrera has picked three players to received their first international minutes - Carlos Salcedo, Luis Alfonso and Mario Osuna. Oh, and there are reports that Mexico may refuse to play in the match due to pitch conditions - so this game should be fun

TV Info

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USMNT Starting XI: Rimando; Yedlin, Gonzalez, Alvarado, Garza; Diskerud, Beckerman. Bradley (c), Corona; Zardes, Morris

Mexico Starting XI: Saucedo; Flores, Mier, Rodríguez, Salcedo Velarde; Osuna, Esquivel, Montes; Torres, Herrera