Tim Howard remains the No. 1 American goalkeeper despite a pair of strong performance by Brad Guzan in World Cup qualifiers last month.
U.S. captain Carlos Bocanegra has been dropped from the roster for World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico, and Timmy Chandler, Fabian Johnson and Danny Williams will miss the matches because of injuries and illness.
U.S. women's team goalkeeper Jill Loyden broke a bone in her left hand during training Thursday and will miss three months.
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo will miss next month's Algarve Cup because of a wrist injury.
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