The MLS players will take aim on a third straight victory against a high-profile international opponent in the All-Star Game later this month. And on Sunday, San Jose and MLS All-Star coach Dominic Kinnear will unveil the roster he plans to use to accomplish the feat.
The All-Star gameday roster will be announced during halftime of an ESPN match featuring Montreal and New York City FC. The game starts at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Sporting Kansas City defender Matt Besler was named part of the MLS All-Star Fan XI last week, which makes him a likely— but not guaranteed — inclusion on the gameday roster.
The MLS All-Stars are set to face English club Arsenal FC on July 28 in San Jose.
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Besler, Benny Feilhaber and Graham Zusi represented Sporting KC in last year’s game, when the MLS All-Stars defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1.