Welcome to our running commentary of tonight's international friendly between the United States and the Czech Republic.

The game begins at 8 p.m. and will be shown on ESPN. USsoccer.com is also providing frequent updates.

Follow the action as I take you through tonight's game with some in-game observations and updates. If you want to stop in and share your thoughts, go right ahead. In the meantime, check out some of Newsday.com's World Cup coverage in the links below.

ROSTER UPDATE (left to right, back to front):

STARTERS: Guzan; Bornstein, Onyewu, Goodson, Cherundolo; Beasley, Edu, Torres, Holden; Johnson, Buddle

BENCH: Hahnemann, Spector, Pearce, Marshall, Kljestan, Clark, Rogers, Bedoya, Findley, Gomez and Ching,

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NOT IN UNIFORM: Donovan, Dempsey, Altidore, Bradley, Howard, Bocanegra, Feilhaber, DeMerit


PHOTOS: USA trains at Princeton | World Cup players to watch | Profiling the players

HISTORY: Past winners | USA's results

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