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Beckerman, Rimando called up for U.S. against Mexico

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Nick Rimando and Kyle Beckerman both made Jurgen Klinsmann's latest U.S. National Team roster for a match on Saturday against Mexico, which hardly comes a surprise given their veteran status with the program.

The match will determine which nation goes forward into the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.

Beckerman will likely figure in the match, but Rimando is still the third-choice goalkeeper behind Brad Guzan and Tim Howard and is unlikely to play. That's a shame given his excellent form.

Neither should miss time for Real Salt Lake, with no match next weekend.


GOALKEEPERS (3): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

DEFENDERS (9): Ventura Alvarado (Club America), DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Michael Orozco (Club Tijuana), Tim Ream (Fulham), Jonathan Spector (Birmingham City)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Jermaine Jones (New England Revolution), Danny Williams (Reading), DeAndre Yedlin (Sunderland), Graham Zusi (Sporting KC)

FORWARDS (4): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)