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Chris Wondolowski

Gold Cup: U.S. To Face Depleted Cuba Team

BALTIMORE — When it comes to Cuba's soccer team, you can't even tell who the available players are with a scorecard.

Coach Raul Gonzalez said 19 of the 23 men on his roster will be available for Saturday's CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against the United States.

"I think it's enough to play the game and to play the tournament," he said at a news conference Friday, speaking through a translator.

Cuba's sports teams have a history of defections, and Gonzalez avoided saying which four players won't be suiting up.

The Associated Press previously reported forward Keiler Garcia defected in Chicago ahead of Cuba's opener against Mexico and backup...