Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan blocks a shot in front of Chicago Fire forward Nemanja Nikolic during the second half in a MLS soccer match on Sunday, Oct 21, 2018, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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U.S. team calls up Atlanta United’s Guzan, Nagbe

Atlanta United’s Brad Guzan and Darlington Nagbe received international call-ups to the U.S. Men’s National Team for upcoming friendlies in Europe.

The upcoming FIFA window is Nov. 12-20 meaning the two key players won’t miss MLS time for international games with the USMNT against England at London’s Wembley Stadium on Nov. 15 and Italy in Belgium on Nov. 20. Both will be available for Sunday’s second leg of the Eastern Conference semifinals against NYCFC,

Guzan, 34, has started 33 matches at goaltender for Atlanta United during the regular season. He posted 20 victories, his single-season career best mark. Guzan earned his 59th cap for the United States in a 1-1 draw against Peru on Oct. 16. 

Nagbe, 28, is back with the USMNT for the first time since March. The midfielder started the last six matches after a return from injury and has three assists in 24 total appearances for Atlanta United this season. 

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