“Not being tired because it’s a big difference,” he said.
To help prepare for the Red Bulls, Guzan said he had conversations with goalkeepers coach Aaron Hyde and teammates. Guzan said he wasn’t worried that the time away affected his rhythm.
“Fortunately I’ve been able to be a part of the national team for a few years, so I’ve done it before,” he said. “As soon as you are back on the plane your concentration has to change and you are immediately focused on your club team. That’s no different in this past week.”
Almiron said he was exclusively focused on Paraguay while he was with Paraguay.
“It’s good to be back in Atlanta and training with my teammates,” he said.
Martino said that midfielders Darlington Nagbe, Jeff Larentowicz and Chris McCann returned to training this week, as did fullback Sal Zizzo. The only two players not available are striker Romario Williams (ankle) and fullback Mikey Ambrose (knee).