U.S. Soccer to play two matches in L.A. after World Cup in Qatar

The boys’s nationwide soccer staff will play its first two post-World Cup matches in Southern California, going through Serbia on Jan. 25 at Banc of California Stadium and Colombia on Jan. 28 at Dignity Well being Sports activities Park.

The U.S. will open group play within the Qatar World Cup on Nov. 21 towards Wales, adopted by video games with England and Iran.

The 2 January matches would be the first of the 2026 World Cup cycle, which can finish with the U.S., Mexico and Canada sharing internet hosting duties for the primary 48-team match. Because the host international locations, all three groups are routinely certified for 2026.

The USMNT has met Serbia thrice and by no means received, final enjoying to a scoreless tie in a January 2017 pleasant in San Diego. No. 17-ranked Colombia is a extra frequent foe, with the USA posting a 3-13-4 file all time towards Los Cafeteros. Colombia didn’t qualify for Qatar and final confronted the U.S. in October 2018, profitable 4-2.

Tickets presale for the matches will start Nov. 14 with the general public sale beginning Nov. 21. Teams of 20 or extra can order at ussoccer.com beginning Nov. 22, contingent on availability. Kickoff instances shall be introduced at a later date.