The United States will walk in to Kuban Stadium to have a friendly encounter with Russia on November 14th. The match in Krasnodar, Russia will take place at 10 a.m. ET on ESPN2.
Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann called up 20 players for the friendly matches, and with league play in full swing, the notable names of Clint Dempsey and Landon Donovan are not on the roster.
Their omission from the roster will open up opportunities for the other members of Team USA. However, the ninth ranked Russians will be no pushover at home.
The cast of 20 will give fans a new look on the pitch, and here are five things USA fans want to see in the morning.