A hamstring injury has sidelined U.S. defender Timmy Chandler. (Andy Mead/YCJ Photo)

CHICAGO – Scratch defender Timmy Chandler from participating in the two upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Chandler Monday left the U.S. national team’s training camp with to a hamstring injury.

The USMNT roster stands at 26 players.

The Americans will face Venezuela in a warm-up friendly on Saturday, June 3, at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah (10 p.m. ET; FS1 and Univision Networks).

Head coach Bruce Arena’s team then faces Trinidad & Tobago in a qualifier Thursday, June 8, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. (7:50 p.m. ET; FS1, UniMas) before traveling to take on Mexico at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Sunday, June 11 (8:30 p.m. ET; FS1, Univision).

Here is an updated roster: (club; WCQ caps/goals):

GOALKEEPERS (4): Brad Guzan (Atlanta United FC; 13/0), Ethan Horvath (Club Brugge/BEL; 0/0), Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids; 35/0), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake; 0/0)

DEFENDERS (11): DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo; 33/6), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City; 11/1), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin/GER; 3/0), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City/ENG; 20/2), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca/MEX; 14/0), Matt Hedges (FC Dallas; 0/0), Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG; 4/0), Jorge Villafa├▒a (Santos Laguna/MEX; 2/0), DeAndre Yedlin (Newcastle United/ENG; 6/0), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City; 17/3)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas; 2/0) ,Paul Arriola (Club Tijuana/MEX; 2/1),Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union; 8/0), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC/CAN; 33/6), Fabian Johnson (Borussia M├Ânchengladbach/GER; 15/1), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire; 0/0), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers; 5/0), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund/GER; 7/3)

FORWARDS (4): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC/CAN; 36/16), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC; 38/18), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC; 3/0), Bobby Wood (Hamburg/GER; 8/4)

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Guardian.com. Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of BigAppleSoccer.com. He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at Amazon.com.