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Costa Rica have announced their roster for their upcoming friendly against the US national team.


Ticos boss Gustavo Matosas named 23 players for the game, on Feb. 2 at Avaya Stadium. The group includes six MLS players.

Of note, new Portland Timbers signing Marvin Loria is getting his first nod with Costa Rica's senior team. The 21-year-old midfielder played for Portland's USL Championship side last season. He's joined on the Ticos roster by teammate David Guzman, Minnesota United captain Francisco Calvo, Seattle Sounders defender Waylon Francis, D.C. United defender Joseph Mora, and newly inkedFC Cincinnati midfielder Allan Cruz.


Costa Rica roster for USMNT friendly

Pos.
Player
Club
GK
Esteban Alvarado
Alajuelense
GK
Kevin Chamorro
Carmelita
GK
Marco Madrigal
San Carlos
D
Keysher Fuller
Herediano
D
Yostin Salinas
Saprissa
D
Jaikel Medina
Saprissa
D
Pablo Arboine
Santos de Guapiles
<strong>D</strong>
<strong>Francisco Calvo</strong>
<strong>Minnesota United</strong>
<strong>D</strong>
<strong>Waylon Francis</strong>
<strong>Seattle Sounders</strong>
<strong>D</strong>
<strong>Joseph Mora</strong>
<strong>D.C. United</strong>
M
Jose Miguel Cubero
Alajuelense
<strong>M</strong>
<strong>Allan Cruz</strong>
<strong>FC Cincinnati</strong>
M
Nestor Monge
Cartagines
<strong>M</strong>
<strong>David Guzman</strong>
<strong>Portland Timbers</strong>
M
Jose Alfaro
Carmelita
M
Barlon Sequiera
Alajuelense
M
Ronaldo Araya
Cartagines
<strong>M</strong>
<strong>Marvin Loria</strong>
<strong>Portland Timbers</strong>
M
Jimmy Marin
Herediano
F
Jose Guillermo Ortiz
Herediano
F
Jean Scott
Guadalupe FC
F
Yendrick Ruiz
Herediano
F
Jonathan McDonald
Alajuelense