The MLS All-Stars underwent a bit of a roster shakeup on Tuesday, with five players being added to the gameday roster after four were forced to pull out of Wednesday's 2015 AT&T MLS All-Star Game due to injury.
MLS announced that LA Galaxy Designated Players Steven Gerrard and Robbie Keane, Toronto FC and USMNT captain Michael Bradley and New England Revolution defender Chris Tierney have withdrawn from Wednesday's match against English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur at Dick's Sporting Goods Park (9 pm ET; FOX Sports 1 and UniMas in the US; TSN and RDS in Canada) due to various ailments.
All-Star head coach Pablo Mastroeni named five players to replace the departed stars, selecting Columbus Crew SC teammates Ethan Finlay and Waylon Francis, Galaxy duo Juninho and Gyasi Zardes and hometown Colorado Rapids midfielder Sam Cronin for the new, 23-man roster. It marks the first All-Star selection for all of the new players except Juninho, who was a part of the 2011 MLS squad.
UPDATED 2015 AT&T MLS ALL-STAR GAMEDAY ROSTER:
Defenders (8): DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo), Tony Beltran (Real Salt Lake), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Laurent Ciman (Montreal Impact), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Chad Marshall (Seattle Sounders), Drew Moor (Colorado Rapids),
Chris Tierney (New England Revolution), Waylon Francis (Columbus Crew SC)
Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Fabian Castillo (FC Dallas), Benny Feilhaber (Sporting Kansas City), Steven Gerrard (LA Galaxy), Kaká (Orlando City SC), Dax McCarty (New York Red Bulls), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City), Sam Cronin (Colorado Rapids), Ethan Finlay (Columbus Crew SC), Juninho (LA Galaxy)