Edu replaces Feilhaber on USA roster vs. England

Edu replaces Feilhaber on USA roster vs. England

U.S. Men's Olympic Team

Edu replaces Feilhaber on USA roster vs. England



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Toronto FC midfielder Maurice Edu will replace Derby County midfielder Benny Feilhaber on the U.S. national team roster that will face England at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday, sources told SBI on Thursday.

Feilhaber was replaced on the roster after suffering a knee injury with the U.S. Under-23 national team against Turkey on Wednesday in the opening match of the Toulon International Tournament in France, a match Turkey won 3-2. The severity of Feilhaber’s injury has yet to be revealed.

Edu will join the U.S. national team after playing in Toronto FC’s match at D.C. United on Saturday.

Here is the U.S. roster for the England match:

GOALKEEPERS – Dominic Cervi (Out of Contract), Brad Guzan (Chivas USA), Tim Howard (Everton FC)

DEFENDERS – Carlos Bocanegra (Fulham FC), Dan Califf (FC Midtjylland), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96), Jay DeMerit (Watford FC), Oguchi Onyewu (Standard de Liege), Michael Orozco (San Luis), Heath Pearce (Hansa Rostock), Jonathan Spector (West Ham United)

MIDFIELDERS – Freddy Adu (SL Benfica), DaMarcus Beasley (Glasgow Rangers), Michael Bradley (SC Heerenveen), Ricardo Clark (Houston Dynamo), Maurice Edu (Toronto FC), Eddie Lewis (Derby County)

FORWARDS – Clint Dempsey (Fulham FC), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), Nate Jaqua (Out of Contract), Eddie Johnson (Fulham FC), Josh Wolff (Out of Contract)

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