Landon Donovan injury. he'll miss international friendlies versus Honduras and Ecuador in the coming week after sustaining a strained right quadriceps muscle in a game for the LA Galaxy.
The MLS club declared Landon Donovan injuryand would pick up treatment in Los Angeles after sustaining the injury on Saturday in a 2-1 home triumph LA Galaxy versus Real Salt Lake.
Edson Buddle of FC Ingolstadt will substitute Landon Donovan in the US team that started training on Tuesday for matches versus Honduras on Saturday at Miami and Ecuador next Tuesday at New Jersey.
Landon Donovan has scored 46 goals in 138 international appearances while Buddle has 2 goals in his 7 matches with the national side. Landon Donovan is LA Galaxy captain, he didn't trip with the club to New York for an MLS match on Tuesday. He's the LA Galaxy top scorer this season with 12 goals in 23 MLS matches while David Beckham leads MLS with 15 assists.