The U.S. national soccer team concludes a successful 2012 campaign with a friendly against Russia in the southern city of Krasnodar. Meantime, the German federation says a trip to the United States next summer is in the works.
Venue: Kuban Stadium, Krasnodar.
TV: ESPN2, Univision Deportes, ESPN3.com
Weather: 45 degrees, cloudy.
USA lineup: GK Tim Howard; Ds Timothy Chandler, Geoff Cameron, Carlos Bocanegra, Fabian Johnson; MFs Daniel Williams, Jermaine Jones, Michael Bradley, Josh Gatt; Fs Herculez Gomez, Jozy Altidore.
Subs: GK Nick Rimando, GK Sean Johnson, D Clarence Goodson, MF-D Maurice Edu, MF Mikkel Diskerud, MF Joe Gyau, MF Sacha Kljestan, F Juan Agudelo, F Terrence Boyd.
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