CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. males’s soccer staff will play Costa Rica in an exhibition on June 9 at Sandy, Utah, the Individuals’ fourth match in an 11-day span designed to simulate the compacted World Cup qualifying schedule.
The staff gathers in Europe and begins the run of video games on Might 30 with a pleasant in opposition to Switzerland in St. Gallen.
The Individuals then play Honduras on June 3 at Denver within the semifinal of the primary CONCACAF Nations League, their first aggressive match since beating Cuba 4-0 within the Nations League group stage on Nov. 19, 2019.
The Nations League championship or third-place match, in opposition to Mexico or Costa Rica, shall be at Denver on June 6.
The pleasant match in opposition to Costa Rica was introduced Thursday.
These determine to be the final prep matches for the total U.S. participant pool forward of the delayed begin of World Cup qualifying. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter expects to let his Europe-based regulars take trip in the course of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the place the Individuals open in opposition to Canada from July 10-12, then end the group stage in opposition to Martinique after which both Guatemala, Haiti, Guyana or St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
After failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the Individuals open qualifying for the 2022 match in Qatar on Sept. 2, probably at both Trinidad and Tobago or El Salvador.
They’re dwelling Sept. 5, in all probability in opposition to Canada or Haiti, then play Sept. 8 at Honduras.
The next month has the U.S. dwelling in opposition to Jamaica on Oct. 7, at Panama or Guatemala three days later and at dwelling in opposition to Costa Rica on Oct. 13.
The U.S. hosts Mexico on Nov. 12 and is at Jamaica 4 days later to finish the 2021 portion of its qualifying schedule.
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