• McKennie has bruised knee, not sprained knee as announced

    CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. midfielder Weston McKennie has a bruised left knee, not a sprain as first announced.

    McKennie left the Americans' 1-0 exhibition win over Mexico on Tuesday night in the 40th minute after injuring the knee. The U.S. Soccer Federation originally called the injury a sprain, but said Wednesday he was re-evaluated and has a bruise and no sprain.

    McKennie had an MRI and returned to his German club Schalke for additional treatment, according to the USSF, which did not have a timetable for his return.

    The 20-year-old Texan has become a regular for Schalke.


    More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/tag/apf-Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

    Next Up: