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US Men Face Belgium Wednesday, Live on ESPN

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The U.S. Men’s National Team is set for the first of two domestic international friendly matches in a span of five days when it hosts 15th -ranked Belgium on Wednesday, May 29, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. The game kicks off at 7 p.m. CT and will be broadcast live on ESPN, WatchESPN and UniMas. This is only the second appearance for the MNT in Cleveland, having collected a 2-0 win against Venezuela just prior to the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

The USA then faces Germany on Sunday, June 2, at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C., for its Centennial Celebration Match as U.S. Soccer commemorates its 100-year anniversary. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. CT, and will be broadcast live on ESPN2, WatchESPN and UniMas.

The games come in advance of three World Cup Qualifying matches in June – June 7 at Jamaica, June 11 vs Panama and June 18 vs Honduras.

The 15th-ranked Belgians will be hosted by the United States for the first time, and come sporting a roster fit to make a splash at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

They boast 10 players from the English Premier League and one from Bayern Munich, who dominated the Bundesliga and earned a trip to the Champions League Final. Read More