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U.S. wants Altidore to get back on track

U.S. wants Altidore to get back on track

Posted by Liliana Castaño on May 27, 2014

 As Jurgen Klinsmann walked onto the field at Candlestick Park before the start the U.S. team's open training session, someone from the stands shouted, "Where's Landon?"

At a park famous for its wind and fog, the U.S. team enters Tuesday's exhibition game against Azerbaijan in a state that mirrors the weather. With the Donovan controversy still swirling, the U.S. team hopes for some calm and clarity as it plays its first of three send-off games before leaving for Brazil.

With Donovan breaking the MLS scoring record with two goals for the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday, how much will the U.S.'s all-time leading goal scorer be missed? Perhaps that hazy question will begin to be answered Tuesday night.

Striker Jozy Altidore has emerged from the fog of discontent following a trying season with Sunderland in the English Premier League, according to Klinsmann. "We're already got a couple good answers from Jozy the last few weeks here," the U.S. coach said. "He's sharp, he's hungry and he's scoring. With every day of work, he puts himself into a better position with more and more confidence, so we're going to build on that."

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