James Sandshttps://www.mlssoccer.com/players/james-sands/ has been added to the US men’s national teamhttps://www.mlssoccer..com/clubs/us-men-s-national-team/‘s roster for their Concacaf World Cup Qualifier against Jamaica tonight (5 pm ET | Paramount+, Universo), US Soccer has announced.
The versatile New York City FChttps://www.mlssoccer.com/clubs/new-york-city-fc/ homegrown player can feature as a center back or defensive midfielder. The 21-year-old joins the squad as Atlanta Unitedhttps://www.mlssoccer.com/clubs/atlanta-united/ defender Miles Robinsonhttps://www.mlssoccer.com/players/miles-robinson/ and Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie depart. Robinson was sent off for a second bookable offense and McKennie reached the yellow card limit during a 2-0 winhttps://www.mlssoccer.com/news/recap-united-states-2-mexico-0over Mexico Friday night, leaving both suspended against the Reggae Boyz.
Sands has made seven appearances for the USMNT, all in 2021, after debuting against Haiti at the Concacaf Gold Cup. He appeared in all six matches during the competition and started in the 4-1 winhttps://www.mlssoccer.com/news/recap-honduras-1-usa-4 against Honduras in World Cup Qualifying on Sept. 8 in San Pedro Sula.