Posted: Tue July 2, 2013 12:35AM; Updated: Tue July 2, 2013 12:35AM

U.S. pair Gatt, Ashe battling injuries ahead of Gold Cup

Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font
Corey Ashe
Corey Ashe suffered a thigh injury against New York on Sunday and is considered day-to-day.
Bob Leve/Getty Images

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- U.S. national team members Joshua Gatt and Cory Ashe are battling injuries as the Americans prepare for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Midfielder Gatt hurt his left knee while playing for Molde in Norway and is awaiting results of an MRI exam.

Houston Dynamo defender Ashe suffered a right thigh contusion in a collision during a 2-0 loss to New York in the MLS on Sunday. Ashe is considered day to day.

The Americans will play Guatemala on Friday at Qualcomm Stadium before heading to the Gold Cup. Their first tournament match is July 9 against Belize in Portland, Ore.

Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

SI Videos
Videos from the Web
Hot Topics: NBA Playoffs NHL Playoffs Chris Johnson Jameis Winston NFL Draft Michael Sam Aldon Smith
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint