After playing in the attack and on the back line last season, Sporting Kansas City’s Jimmy Medranda has shifted to the midfield this preseason. There was good and bad in Sporting’s 6-2 loss to New England in Wednesday’s preseason match.
After his stint with the United States men’s national team last month included a positional move to the defensive line, Graham Zusi rejoins Sporting Kansas City, which has viewed him primarily as an offensive weapon for the better part of a decade.
Bruce Arena has selected the 23-player roster for his first match back as the coach of the United States men’s national soccer team, and a pair of Sporting Kansas City players are on it: Benny Feilhaber and Graham Zusi
After undergoing offseason surgery, striker Dom Dwyer will train separately from the rest of Sporting Kansas City for approximately two weeks. But he insists it won't cost him the season opener on March 4 at D.C. United.