Greg Garza, left, of the United States outruns Gerardo Flores of Mexico for the ball during an international friendly match at the Alamodome on April 15, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cincinnati defender Greg Garza has left the U.S. national team training camp because of a strained quadriceps.
The U.S. Soccer Federation said Thursday that Garza will not be replaced. The roster dropped to 27 players.
The U.S. is training in Chula Vista, California, for a pair of exhibitions under new coach Gregg Berhalter. The Americans face Panama on Jan. 27 at Glendale, Arizona, and Costa Rica on Feb. 2 at San Jose, California.
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