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Beltran replaces injured Evans on US roster

Beltran replaces injured Evans on US roster

File Photo: Eddie Johnson (7) celebrates with Brad Evans (3) and Jhon Kennedy Hurtado (34) after they defeated the Colorado Rapids 2-0 on goals from Evans and Johnson in a knockout-round match in the MLS Cup soccer playoffs on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Seattle. The Sounders will advance to the Western Conference semifinals Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, for a first of two aggregate match against the Portland Timbers. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

CHICAGO (AP) — Real Salt Lake right back Tony Beltran has replaced injured Seattle defender Brad Evans on the U.S. roster for Wednesday’s exhibition against Mexico in Glendale, Ariz.

The U.S. Soccer Federation said Sunday that Evans is recovering from a calf injury sustained during a game against Toronto on March 15.

Americans players started gathering Sunday for the game, the last before the starting of the pre-World Cup training camp in mid-May.

The roster:

Goalkeepers: Bill Hamid (D.C.), Sean Johnson (Chicago), Nick Rimando (Salt Lake)

Defenders: DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla, Mexico), Tony Beltran (Salt Lake), Matt Besler (Kansas City), Omar Gonzalez (Los Angeles), Clarence Goodson (San Jose), Michael Orozco (Puebla, Mexico), Michael Parkhurst (Columbus), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle)

Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Toronto), Brad Davis (Houston), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles), Maurice Edu (Philadelphia), Luis Gil (Salt Lake), Graham Zusi (Kansas City)

Forwards: Clint Dempsey (Seattle), Julian Green (Bayern Munich, Germany), Eddie Johnson (D.C.), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose)

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