Posted June 07, 2013 on AP on Fox
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U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has left his lineup intact for the first time since he took over as U.S. coach 23 months ago, not making any changes for Friday night's World Cup qualifier against Jamaica in Kingston. In the first of three qualifiers in a 12-day span, Tim Howard was in goal, with Brad Evans at right back, Omar Gonzalez and Matt Besler in central defense, and DaMarcus Beasley at left back. Jermaine Jones, Michael Bradley, Graham Zusi, Clint Dempsey and Fabian Johnson were in the midfield of the 4-5-1 formation, with Jozy Altidore at forward. The same lineup started Sunday's 4-3 exhibition win over Germany in Washington, D.C. This was Klinsmann's 28th game since replacing Bob Bradley. Jamaica coach Theodore Whitmore made one change, starting midfielder Jermaine Johnson in place of Je-Vaughn Watson, who came off in the 62nd minute of Tuesday night's 1-0 home loss to Mexico in qualifying. Donovan Ricketts was in goal, with Alvan Powell at right back, Dan...
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