U.S. Men’s National Team to play Costa Rica at Lower.com Field

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A date has been set for the U.S. Men’s National Team to play its first game at Lower.com Field, the new home of the Columbus Crew.

The U.S. team is expected to play Costa Rica on Wednesday, Oct., 13, a source told NBC4’s Jerod Smalley. The news was first reported Wednesday by Massive Report.

Crew Legend Brian McBride, who also played for the U.S. team from 1993 to 2006, spoke to NBC4 about the game being played in Columbus and what it means for soccer in Central Ohio.

You can watch that interview in the video player above.

The game would be a qualifying match for the 2022 World Cup CONCACAF region, which includes North and Central America and the Caribbean.

Also reported Wednesday was a game between the U.S. and Mexico on Nov. 12 in Cincinnati.

Lower.com Field, in the Arena District, opened on July 3. It replaced Historic Crew Stadium as the team’s home.

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