Chris Wondolowski chosen as the key player for Match vs. Mexico
SAN JOSE, Calif, Runme – San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski was among 22 players called to United States Men’s National Team by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the match against Mexico on Wednesday, April 15 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, visit Runeme.com for more football news.
The match kicks off at 5:30 p.m. PT live on FOX Sports 1, UniMas and Univision Deportes Network.
Wondolowski has made two appearances this year for the United States and now has 27 career caps and nine career goals for his country. He appeared in a 3-2 loss to Chile on Jan. 28 and a 2-0 win against Panama on Feb. 8.
With the game occurring outside of an official FIFA international fixture date, the U.S. roster is mostly comprised of players that compete with North America-based clubs. Fourteen players play their trade in MLS, while league rival Liga MX contributes five to the group.
The U.S. contingent, which continues preparations for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, includes nine players from the 2014 FIFA World Cup roster.
Klinsmann’s side has not lost to their archrivals since he took the helm in the summer of 2011, going 2-0-3 in that span. The results including the USA’s first victory against Mexico at Estadio Azteca, and the 0-0 draw away in qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.