USA to face Costa Rica, Mexico at Honduras Friday

USA to face Costa Rica, Mexico at Honduras Friday

POSTED: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 2:56pm

UPDATED: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 2:57pm

The U.S. Men's National Team looks to defend its home turf when it hosts Costa Rica in the second match of the Final Round of 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying on Friday, March 22, at a sold-out Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. The game kicks off at 8 p.m. MT and will be broadcast live on ESPN, WatchESPN and UniMas. Fans can follow the match on's MatchTracker and via Twitter @ussoccer.  Mexico will play Honduras in San Pedro Sula, Honduras at 3pm MT.

The U.S. and Costa Rica are part of the six-team Hexagonal along with Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico and Panama. The 10-game, round-robin format is contested from Feb. 6-Oct.10. The top three teams will automatically advance to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, while the fourth-place team will compete in a two-leg playoff against the champion from the Oceania Confederation.
U.S. Soccer is celebrating its 100-year anniversary and is hosting a number of events throughout the Centennial campaign.

Feb. 6
Honduras 2, USA 1
Costa Rica 2, Panama 2
Jamaica 0, Mexico 0

March 22
USA vs. Costa Rica, 8 p.m. MT
Honduras vs. Mexico, 5 p.m. ET
Jamaica vs. Panama, 9:30 p.m. ET

March 26
Mexico vs. USA, 10:30 p.m. ET
Costa Rica vs. Jamaica, 10 p.m. ET
Panama vs. Honduras, 10 p.m. ET

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