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Carter-Vickers, Richards to miss US World Cup warmups


CHICAGO (AP) — Defenders Cameron Carter-Vickers and Chris Richards will miss the United States’ last two World Cup warmup matches because of injuries. The pair were replaced by Mark McKenzie and Erik Palmer-Brown, who join Walker Zimmerman and Aaron Long as central defenders for exhibitions against Japan on Friday in Düsseldorf, Germany, and Saudi Arabia four days later in Murcia, Spain. Goalkeeper Zack Steffen, left back Antonee Robinson, midfielders Yunus Musah and Cristan Roldan, and winger Tim Weah also are missing the matches because of injuries. Central defender Miles Robinson is sidelined through the World Cup because of a torn left Achilles.

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