TEAM NEWS: Feilhaber, McCarty among U.S. starters against Jamaica

Jake Roth
Walker Zimmerman, Jorge Villafana, Chris Pontius and Sebastian Lletget will make their first international starts Friday against Jamaica.

Benny Feilhaber and Dax McCarty were among the more notable U.S. national team snubs under Jurgen Klinsmann, but new coach Bruce Arena is giving the duo a shot against Jamaica tonight.

Those veterans are joined in the U.S. lineup by Walker Zimmerman, Jorge Villafana, Chris Pontius and Sebastian Lletget, all of whom are making their first international starts. The nod also represents Zimmerman's first cap.

Again starting at right back, Graham Zusi is the U.S. captain.

Here are the full lineups for the meeting between the U.S. and Jamaica in Chattanooga, Tennessee ...

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USA XI vs. Jamaica GFX

USA: Luis Robles; Graham Zusi, Steve Birnbaum, Walker Zimmerman, Jorge Villafana; Dax McCarty; Chris Pontius, Benny Feilhaber, Sebastian Lletget; Jordan Morris, Juan Agudelo

Jamaica: Andre Blake; Alvas Powell, Sergio Campbell, Damion Lowe, Oniel Fisher; Ewan Grandison; Je-Vaughn Watson, Michael Binns, Owayne Gordon; Cory Burke, Romario Williams