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Jürgen Klinsmann selects youth movement for U.S.-Mexico soccer match

HOUSTON - JUNE 22:  Juan Agudelo #9 of the U.S.A. puts a header on goal in the first half as Roman Torres #5 of Panama is late defending on the play in the first half at Reliant Stadium on June 22, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

HOUSTON - JUNE 22: Juan Agudelo #9 of the U.S.A. puts a header on goal in the first half as Roman Torres #5 of Panama is late defending on the play in the first half at Reliant Stadium on June 22, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)  (2011 Getty Images)

New England forward Juan Agudelo was on the roster for the United States men's soccer team' exhibition game against Mexico on Wednesday night in San Antonio announced Sunday by coach Jürgen Klinsmann. 

While the 22-year-old has 18 national team appearances, he has played in just one international match since November 2012, as an 85th-minute substitute against Ukraine in March 2014.

His career slowed when he left the Revolution to sign with England's Stoke in January 2014, failed to get a British work permit and was loaned to the Netherlands' Utrecht for the latter part of the 2013-14 season. He returned to the Revolution in January.

Also on the roster and fresh off his Tottenham debut this weekend, was defender DeAndre Yedlin.

The 21-year-old, acquired by Spurs from Seattle and Major League Soccer in January, entered in the 79th minute of Saturday's 1-0 Premier League loss to Aston Villa in London.

Yedlin and Hamburg forward Julian Green were the only two Europe-based players selected for the match. Green also has seen little playing time for his club.

U.S. captain Clint Dempsey, sidelined since a hamstring injury in training last month, will miss the game, which is preparation for this summer's CONCACAF Gold Cup. Forward Jozy Altidore is serving a one-game suspension after his red card against Switzerland last month.

The full roster:

Goalkeepers: Bill Hamid (D.C.), Nick Rimando (Salt Lake), William Yarbrough (León, Mexico)

Defenders: Ventura Alvarado (America, Mexico), Matt Besler (Kansas City), Brad Evans (Seattle), Greg Garza (Tijuana, Mexico), Omar Gonzalez (Los Angeles), Michael Orozco (Puebla, Mexico), Brek Shea (Orlando), DeAndre Yedlin (Tottenham)

Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Toronto), Joe Corona (Tijuana, Mexico), Mix Diskerud (New York City), Miguel Ibarra (Minnesota), Lee Nguyen (New England)

Forwards: Juan Agudelo (New England), Julian Green (Hamburg, Germany), Jordan Morris (Stanford), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose), Gyasi Zardes (Los Angeles)

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