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With key players out, USMNT's Jurgen Klinsmann says it's chance for youngsters to show they belong

Young attackers need to "impress" with key US vets out, says Klinsmann
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AMSTERDAM – The absence of hit men Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey should be seen as a chance to shine for those attackers left on board for this friendly road trip to Europe, says US men's national team manager Jurgen Klinsmann.

Jurgen Klinsmann says experimentation phase over for USMNT, results important heading into Gold Cup

Klinsmann says US want results on Euro-trip, drops Gold Cup hint
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AMSTERDAM – Per usual, US boss Jurgen Klinsmann is hoping to see some development from a squad heavily populated with young players when a two-game friendly swing against a pair of European powers begins Friday away to the Netherlands (2:30 pm ET, ESPN2, UniMás).

However, that concept now comes off as a given, and not as any specific ambition to discuss.

Report: Tweet indicates young forward Jordan Morris has joined USMNT prior to European friendlies

Tweet indicates Jordan Morris has joined USMNT in Amsterdam
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Jordan Morris with the US U-23 national team

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The incredible year continues for Stanford University sophomore and Seattle Sounders academy product Jordan Morris.

Having scored in his first start for the US national team on April 15 in a win over Mexico, the 20-year-old has now joined the US squad preparing for friendlies against the Netherlands (Friday, 3pm ET, ESPN2, WatchESPN, UniMás, UDN) and Germany (June 10, 2:45pm ET, FOX Sports 1, UniMás, UDN), according to a Tweet posted by US Soccer on Wednesday morning.

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Forecasting the USMNT lineup vs Netherlands: Time for the kids to shine before Gold Cup?

Forecasting US vs Netherlands: Does Klinsmann go young on Friday?
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It’s getting easier and easier to figure out Jurgen Klinsmann these days.

Jermaine Jones scratched from USMNT roster after suffering groin injury with New England Revolution

Jones off USMNT roster after suffering groin injury with Revs
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Jermaine Jones, USA (June 22, 2014)

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Jermaine Jones will not get a chance to suit up for the USMNT in the country of his birth. Not this month, anyway.

Jurgen Klinsmann: Brad Guzan the Gold Cup starter, Jermaine Jones moves back to midfield

Klinsmann: Guzan the Gold Cup starter, Jones moves back to MF
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Brad Guzan

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Brad Guzan may have lost his role as a starter for English Premier League club Aston Villa, but he'll still be the USMNT's No. 1 at this summer's Gold Cup according to manager Jurgen Klinsmann.

Jurgen Klinsmann names 22-man USMNT roster for Euro trip to Germany and the Netherlands

Jones off USMNT roster for Euro-trip due to injury suffered Sunday
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USMNT manager Jurgen Klinsmann cracks a smile

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Jurgen Klinsmann and U.S. Soccer on Sunday announced a 22-man USMNT roster for a pair of friendlies against Germany and the Netherlands in early June. Included on the roster are nine players from MLS, one from NASL, nine based in Europe and three from Liga MX teams.

Houston Dynamo's BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup match vs. Manchester City canceled

Dynamo-Man City friendly canceled due to unsafe field conditions
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The BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup between the Houston Dynamo and England's Manchester City FC has been canceled, the club announced on Thursday.

Late on Thursday afternoon, officials determined that after recent flooding in the area the field did not meet their expectations, and therefore have canceled the match. 

The BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities match will be rescheduled to another date and time in 2015 with a potential new opponent.

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