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McKennie, Carter-Vickers could make US soccer debuts

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, Schalke's Weston McKennie runs for the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match against VFB Stuttgart at the Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. McKennie could make his U.S. national team debuts in a Nov. 14 exhibition at Portugal. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, Schalke's Weston McKennie runs for the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match against VFB Stuttgart at the Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. McKennie could make his U.S. national team debuts in a Nov. 14 exhibition at Portugal. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)

Benjamin who? Pavard is surprise inclusion in France squad

Stuttgart's Benjamin Pavard, left, and Hamburg's Albin Ekdal , center and Jann-Fiete Arp, second right, challenge for the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburger SV and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. (Christian Charisius/dpa via AP)

Bayern beats Dortmund away to go further clear in Bundesliga

Hamburg's Jann-Fiete Arp celebrates his goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburger SV and VfB Stuttgart in the Volksparkstadion in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. (Christian Charisius/dpa via AP)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Jann-Fiete Arp in action during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's head coach Markus Gisdol (L) celebrates their 3-1 goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Gotoku Sakai (L) and Hamburg's Aaron Hunt (R) react during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Jann-Fiete Arp (2-L) celebrates with teammates after scoring the 3-1 goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Jann-Fiete Arp (C) celebrates with team mates after scoring the 3-1 goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Jann-Fiete Arp (C) celebrates with team mates after scoring the 3-1 goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Mergim Mavraj celebrates their 2-1 lead during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Kyriakos Papadopoulos (L) in action against Stuttgart's Chadrac Akolo (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's players celebrate the 1-1 goal by Stuttgart's Daniel Ginczek (L) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's players celebrate the 1-1 goal by Stuttgart's Daniel Ginczek (L) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's Daniel Ginczek converts a penalty during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- A Hamburg supporter holds a half full tumbler of beer during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's Dennis Aogo (L) in action against Hamburg's Gotoku Sakai (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's goalkeeper Christian Mathenia (R) in action during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Filip Kostic (L) in action against Stuttgart's Andreas Beck (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Mergim Mavraj in action during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's head coach Markus Gisdol (R) talks to his player Douglas Santos during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's Andreas Beck (L) in action against Hamburg's Filip Kostic (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's Andreas Beck (L) in action against Hamburg's Jann-Fiete Arp (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's Andreas Beck (L) in action against Hamburg's Jann-Fiete Arp (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Filip Kostic in action during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Tatsuya Ito (front) in action during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Aaron Hunt (L) and Tatsuya Ito (R) in action during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler reacts after conceding a goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's players celebrate the 1-0 goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's players celebrate the 1-0 goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Aaron Hunt (3-R) celebrates with teammates after scoring the 1-0 goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Aaron Hunt (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring the 1-0 goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler in action during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Mergim Mavraj (L) in action against Stuttgart's Takuma Asano (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's Daniel Ginczek (L) in action against Hamburg's Rick van Drongelen (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's supporters wave flags during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's starting eleven huddle before the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Stuttgart's Takuma Asano (L) in action against Hamburg's Douglas Santos (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Hamburg's Douglas Santos in action during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Hamburg (Germany), 04/11/2017.- Player escorts with HSV flags wait for the players in the pitch before the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hamburg SV (HSV) and VfB Stuttgart in Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 2017. (Hamburgo, Alemania) EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidlines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

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