US, Mexico name rosters for Alamodome showdown
US, Mexico to meet in friendly Wednesday at Alamodome
SAN ANTONIO – The United States and Mexican national soccer federations have named their rosters for Wednesday's showdown at the Alamodome.
The rosters for both nations are mostly comprised of players that compete in Liga MX and MLS because the friendly matchup occurs outside of an official FIFA international fixture date.
The game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Central Time. This will be the 64th edition of the Mexico-US rivalry.
Mexico is currently ranked 18th in the latest FIFA rankings while the United States is ranked 27th.
Here is the US roster by position with club teams in parenthesis:
Goalkeepers: Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake), William Yarbrough (Club Leon)
Defenders: Ventura Alvarado (Club America), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Greg Garza (Club Tijuana), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Michael Orozco (Puebla), Brek Shea (Orlando City SC), DeAndre Yedlin (Tottenham Hotspur)
Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Mix Diskerud (New York City FC), Miguel Ibarra (Minnesota United FC), Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution)
Forwards: Juan Agudelo (New England Revolution), Julian Green (Hamburg), Jordan Morris (Stanford University), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)
Here is Mexico's roster by position with club teams in parenthesis:
Goalkeepers: Cirilo Saucedo (Tijuana), Jonathan Orozco (Monterrey)
Defenders: Francisco Rodriguez (Cruz Azul), Julio Dominguez (Cruz Azul), Oswaldo Alanis (Santos), Adrian Aldrete (Santos), George Corral (Queretaro), Gerardo Flores (Cruz Azul), Hiram Mier (Monterrey), Efrain Velarde (Monterrey), Carlos Salcedo (Chivas)
Midfielders: Luis "Chapo" Montes (Leon), Antonio Rios (Toluca), Jurgen Damm (Pachuca), Mario Osuna (Queretaro), Luis Rodriguez (Chiapas)
Forwards: Oribe Peralta (Club America), Erick Torres (Chivas), Eduardo Herrera (Pumas)
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