FOOTBALL Preview: U.S. men meet Peru on Tuesday in last home match of 2018

The U.S. men’s National Team will meet Peru on Tuesday, 16 October in East Hartford, Connecticut, at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time, to be shown on ESPN2, UniMas and UDN.

This is the final U.S. match in the fall “Kickoff Series,” which has seen a youth-oriented U.S. squad lose to Brazil (2-0) on 7 September; beat Mexico, 1-0, on 11 September, and lose to Colombia, 4-2, last Thursday. It’s the last men’s National Team game scheduled in the U.S. for 2018.

This will be only the seventh game all-time between the sides, with the U.S. holding a 3-2-1 edge. The last meeting came in 2015, when the U.S. scored a 2-1 win. Peru was a World Cup participant in 2018, but did not make it out of its group.

The American squad has two other 2018 matches scheduled: vs. England on 15 November at Wembley Stadium in London (GBR) and against Italy on 20 November, with the location to be announced.