Gregg Berhalter’s U.S. men’s national team is set to face-off against the first of two friendly opponents this week in what will be the final FIFA international window before the 2022 Qatar World Cup in November.
The first of the U.S.A.’s opponents this week is Japan, who is ranked No. 24 in the world per the latest FIFA rankings. The match will be played at Merkur Spiel Arena on Friday in Düsseldorf, Germany. The United States will then go on to play Saudi Arabia on Sep. 27 at Nueva Condomina Stadium in Murcia, Spain.
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Match Date: Sep. 23, 2022
Match Time: 8 a.m. ET
TV Channel: ESPN2
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Japan and the United States have only met twice before, with both national teams winning one of the matches. The first encounter was in March 1993, where Japan got a 3-1 win in the final match of the Kirin Cup in Tokyo.
In the second-ever meeting between the two senior sides, the U.S. team evened the series thanks to a 3-2 win in February 2006 in San Francisco.
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