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Landon Donovan skipping U.S. friendly

Updated: November 7, 2011, 8:53 PM ET
By Scott French | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Landon Donovan has begged off joining the U.S. national team in France this week, choosing to remain with his Galaxy teammates as they begin preparations for the Nov. 20 MLS Cup final against Houston at Home Depot Center.

U.S. Soccer announced Donovan's withdrawal, and although no reason was given, L.A.'s captain is still dealing of the remnants of a quad injury that sidelined him most of October.

He's played the full 90 minutes in all three Galaxy playoff games, converting penalty ...

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