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USMNT’s Cardoso to miss match against Trinidad after sustaining ankle injury

This news article provides an update on the status of midfielder Johnny Cardoso, who will be missing the United States’ important matches with Trinidad and Tobago due to an injured right ankle. The matches will determine a spot in next year’s Copa América and the CONCACAF Nations League semifinals. Cardoso, who plays for Internacional in Brazil, was expected to make a contribution to the team, but unfortunately will not be able to due to his injury. The U.S. Soccer Federation has confirmed that he will not be replaced on the roster, highlighting the team’s depth and ability to adapt to such situations. With other key players already missing due to injuries, the U.S. team is hoping that other players will step up and fill in the gaps. This news underscores the challenges and unpredictability of sports and highlights the importance of depth and resilience within a team.
Midfielder Johnny Cardoso will be absent from the United States’ upcoming matches against Trinidad and Tobago, which will determine their participation in next year’s Copa América and the CONCACAF Nations League semifinals. Cardoso sustained an injury to his right ankle and was unable to travel from Brazil, where he plays for Internacional, to Austin, Texas. Despite his absence, the U.S. Soccer Federation has confirmed that he will not be replaced on the roster. U.S. assistant B.J. Callaghan expressed confidence in the depth of the team and is optimistic about the opportunities for other players to step up in Cardoso’s absence. The U.S. team is already without wingers Christian Pulisic and Tim Weah, as well as captain Tyler Adams due to injuries. The upcoming matches are scheduled for Thursday when the Americans will host Trinidad and Nov. 20 when they will play at the Soca Warriors’ home ground.

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