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Klinsmann fully confident about USA's depth

Juergen Klinsmann says there is not a worry about the depth of the USA national team.

Klinsmann's side sit on top of the six-team CONCACAF World Cup qualifying group after five matches and he suggests that things are better than ever with the strength of players waiting in the wings if the first team happen to be cut down by injuries or suspension.

"Collectively we know a lot better how we want to play," he told USsoccer.com.

"Going forward we know it's better to have pairs on both sides and pairs up front with Clint (Dempsey) and Jozy (Altidore).

"We have a very strong pair in the middle with Jermaine (Jones) and Michael (Bradley), or if it's Geoff Cameron or whoever steps in, they know how to play.

"Our back line is coming along. They are getting more confident, more fine-tuned. Also the players in a holding position that are right there in the second spot, they know exactly what to do.

< "We're not worried about yellow cards, we're not worried about an injury, because we know that whoever steps in knows what to do right away. Therefore I think this whole group is growing moving forward and the fine-tuning is getting better, and the youngsters know what they have to work on going forward."

The US have beaten Jamaica 2-1 and Panama 2-0 in their past two qualifiers ahead of Tuesday's meeting with Honduras in Utah.

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