No replacement will be made for Tyler Adams. (Photo courtesy of MLS)
CHICAGO – Tyler Adams is gone.
The U.S. men’s national team roster was reduced to 23 players following it’s 1-0 victory over Ecuador in an international friendly as the former Red Bulls midfielder departed camp Friday morning. Tyler played at right back Thursday night.
No replacement will be made ahead of Tuesday’s match against Chile in Houston.
Adams played the full 90 minutes in Orlando Thursday night, working on a back line that limited La Tricolor to just one shot on goal. The 20-year-old will return to Germany to continue training with Bundesliga side RB Leipzig.
Toalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez has returned to FC Dallas and will be available for selection for Saturday’s match against the Colorado Rapids, beforing returning to USMNT camp in Houston following the game.
Having exited Thursday’s 1-0 win against Ecuador in the 68th minute with an ankle injury, midfielder Weston McKennie will travel with the team to Houston for further evaluation.
The USA faces two-time defending Copa America champions Chile in Houston Tuesday (ESPN2, UniMas and UDN).
The updated roster
GOALKEEPERS (3): Jesse Gonzalez (FC Dallas; 0/0), Ethan Horvath (Club Brugge/BEL; 3/0), Sean Johnson (New York City FC; 7/0)
DEFENDERS (8): John Brooks (Wolfsburg/GER; 37/3), Omar Gonzalez (Atlas/MEX; 48/3), Nick Lima (San Jose Earthquakes; 2/0), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls; 5/0), Daniel Lovitz (Montreal Impact/CAN; 2/0), Matt Miazga (Reading/ENG; 11/1), Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG; 27/1), DeAndre Yedlin (Newcastle United/ENG; 58/0)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Michael Bradley (Toronto FC/CAN; 144/17), Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy; 8/2), Weston McKennie (Schalke/GER; 8/1), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund/GER; 24/9), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC; 8/0), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC; 14/0)
FORWARDS (6): Paul Arriola (D.C. United; 20/3), Corey Baird (Real Salt Lake; 2/0), Jonathan Lewis (New York City FC; 3/0), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC; 26/5), Christian Ramirez (LAFC; 2/1), Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC; 43/7)