Alejandro Bedoya pulls out of U.S. squad for friendly with rib injury

Alejandro Bedoya will not join up with the United States squad this week because of astrained rib muscle.

The Philadelphia Union midfielder will not be available for the friendly against Cuba in Havana on Friday (4 p.m., ESPN2).

Bedoya suffered the injury during Saturday's MLS game against the New York Red Bulls and left the match in the 52nd minute.

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U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann will not replace Bedoya on the squad, leaving him with 22 players training in Miami ahead of the game.

U.S. Soccer did not specify whether Bedoya could rejoin the squad ahead of the next week's friendly against New Zealand.

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