Christian Pulisic's adductor injury appears likely to keep him out of Chelsea's lineup until mid-February.
The 21-year-old American attacker has not played since a 1-1 draw at Brighton on New Year's Day.
Chelsea play at Leicester City on Feb. 1 and their next league game after that is not until Feb. 17 when they host Manchester United.
Manager Frank Lampard said Friday the break ''might fall at a nice time and give us a bit more to play with.'' He added: ''Hopefully he will be back for the other...
The U.S. men's soccer team will play an exhibition against Wales at Cardiff on March 30.
The game announced Friday will follow a friendly against the Netherlands at Eindhoven on March 26.
"One of the important parts of continuing to develop this group is the opportunity to play against high-level opponents away from home," U.S. manager Gregg Berhalter said in a team release.
"The Netherlands is a soccer powerhouse featuring some of the world's best talent. This game will be a good chance to...
Philadelphia Union and former U.S. men's national team midfielder Alejandro Bedoya said that some of the players on the USMNT squad are "lacking confidence" as it begins to eye 2022 World Cup qualification.
Bedoya, 32, has 66 international caps for the U.S. although he has not been called up since 2017. But Bedoya had a frank assessment on Gregg Berhalter's squad as it tries to return to the World Cup after it failed to reach Russia in 2018.
"We are coming to a stage where some guys are lacking...