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Fabian Johnson and Geoff Cameron won't play against Puerto Rico

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It was reported earlier this week that both Fabian Johnson and Geoff Cameron came into camp with the United States men's national team carrying injuries previously picked up with their clubs. Common sense led us to the conclusion that they would likely be rested for Sunday's quasi-experimental friendly against Puerto Rico.

That logical line of thinking was confirmed on Saturday as it was announced that not only will they not play in the friendly, but they won't travel down to Puerto Rico at all. Instead they'll be resting and rejoining the team in Frisco, TX on Monday along with the rest of the roster.

Both Cameron and Johnson were picked by Klinsmann for the USA's final 23-man Copa America roster. That should be an indication that neither player's injuries are anything to worry about ahead of this summer's busy schedule.

After a long season in Europe, the two veterans will rest and let the young guys show their stuff against Puerto Rico on Sunday.