Gomez may have put himself in position to start in the qualifiers along with Jozy Altidore, who only reported Monday.
"I think we found a striker that is very mobile with Herculez, one that is a fighter, that keeps defenders busy," Klinsmann said, "that is also nasty to do certain things."
NOTES: A game after the U.S. debuted new home jerseys with red and white horizontal stripes and gray numbers that couldn't be seen from a distance, Nike switched to larger dots that were more visible. ... Klinsmann said the team will play at Mexico on the Aug. 15 exhibition date and at Russia on the Nov. 14 date.
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