That’s the way to start the final crucial round of World Cup qualifying: at home Feb. 11 against a reeling Mexico.
Coach Bob Bradley must be sharpening his knives already (and we’ll know at noon when he talks to the media).
No venues have yet been set.
Here’s the rest of the schedule:
March 28 in El Salvador
April 1 Trinidad & Tobago
June 3 in Costa Rica
June 6 Honduras
Aug. 12 in Mexico
Sept. 5 El Salvador
Sept. 9 in Trinidad & Tobago
Oct. 10 in Honduras
Oct. 14 Costa Rica
The complete CONCACAF qualifying schedule is here.
Also today, FIFA conducted the draw for the Confederations Cup.
The U.S. gets Italy and Brazil in its group. Ah well, no worries about a U.S.-Iraq final then.