Black & Gold Bullets: April 11

Friday's Crew headlines

The US National Team moved up to number 13 in the FIFA World Rankings that were released on Thursday.  The rankings reinforced the belief that the USMNT are in a Group of Death at the FIFA World Cup this summer. Other Group G opponents are steadily in the top three with Germany at No. 2 and Portugal at the No. 3 spots. Stay up to date on the all of the news and rankings as the World Cup gets closer at MLSsoccer.com

For San Jose's Billy Schuler, Sunday's match-up with the Black & Gold is more like a reunion weekend. A San Jose injury maycause Schuler to make his MLS debut Sunday against his former coach Gregg Berhalter and ex-college teammate Ben Speas. Read more on the scenario and how it could play out at MLSsoccer.com.