Jozy Altidore was ejected in the 68th minute for a foul and mouthing off at the referee, and the United States gave up another late goal in a 1-1 tie against Switzerland on Tuesday night.
The U.S. allowed victory to slip away in the final minutes for the second time in five days, this time spoiling a potentially storybook homecoming for Jozy Altidore.
Chris Wondolowski is an American who currently plays as a striker for the San Jose Earthquakes from the MLS and for the United States Men’s National Team.
Jozy Altidore will miss the United States’ World Cup game against Germany on Thursday because of his strained left hamstring.
U.S. forward Jozy Altidore will miss Sunday’s World Cup game against Portugal because of his strained left hamstring.
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Jozy Altidore will have his injured left hamstring examined after the U.S. squad returns to its Sao Paulo headquarters from Monday night’s 2-1 victory against Ghana.
The 24-year-old received 233 points and 52 first-place votes in media balloting released Tuesday.
Jozy Altidore scored a hat trick to lead an impressive comeback for the U.S. men, who scored all their goals in the second half Wednesday and beat Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-3 in Sarajevo and extend their record winning streak to 12 games.
Altidore scored a goal in his fourth consecutive international match, and it was enough for the United States to edge Honduras 1-0 in a World Cup qualifying match Tuesday night.
A month after coach Jurgen Klinsmann dropped Altidore from the roster for a pair of critical World Cup qualifiers, the forward was among the 20 players selected for Wednesday’s exhibition at Russia.