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Lee Nguyen called up to the USMNT

Lee Nguyen will train with the USMNT ahead of the team's World Cup Qualifying matches against Guatemala.

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Lee Nguyen has been called up to the US Men's National Team ahead of two World Cup Qualifiers against Guatemala.

Nguyen, 29, was most recently with the national team this winter, playing in friendlies against Canada and Iceland. The New England Revolution midfielder looked sharp and received plenty of praise. Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann even called Nguyen "one of the winners of this period."

Nguyen recently signed a new contract with the Revolution, a team that he's been with since 2012. In total, he has played 129 games in Revs blue, amassing 34 goals and 24 assists. Although he has yet to get on the scoresheet through two games, he currently leads the team with six shots.

Nguyen and the USMNT will train in Miami, FL before traveling to Estadio Mateo Flores in Guatemala City for a game on Friday, Mar. 25. Kickoff is set for 10 p.m. ET. The return match will take place at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday, Mar. 29 at 7 p.m. ET.

The Revs are scheduled to face New York City FC on Saturday, Mar. 26 before welcoming the New York Red Bulls on Friday, Apr. 1.


GOALKEEPERS (4): David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes; 0/0), Brad Guzan (Aston Villa; 9/0), Tim Howard (Everton FC; 30/0), William Yarbrough (Club Leon; 0/0)

DEFENDERS (9): Ventura Alvarado (Club America; 0/0), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City; 8/0), Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United; 0/0), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin; 0/0), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City; 15/1), Edgar Castillo (Monterrey; 4/0), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca; 8/0), Michael Orozco (Club Tijuana; 4/1), DeAndre Yedlin (Sunderland; 0/0)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake; 6/0), Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes FC; 3/0), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC; 26/5), Mix Diskerud (New York City FC; 3/0), Ethan Finlay (Columbus Crew SC; 0/0), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Monchengladbach; 11/1), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers FC; 2/0), Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution; 0/0)

FORWARDS (5): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC; 28/12), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC; 34/13), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes; 0/0), Bobby Wood (Union Berlin; 2/1), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy; 2/1)