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Global Jul 08, 2015

USMNT to face Peru on Sept. 4 at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C. (Via U.S. Soccer) – The U.S. Men’s National Team will return to RFK Stadium, where it has played more than any other venue in the world, to face Peru on Friday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. ET. The match will be shown live on FOX Sports 1, UniMás, and Univision Deportes Network.

Tickets go on sale to the public Monday, July 13, at 10 a.m. ET through ussoccer.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster ticket centers throughout the Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia area (including many Walmart locations). Tickets will not be sold at RFK Stadium except on the day of the event.

Groups of 20 or more can obtain an order form at ussoccer.com or call 312-528-1290. Ultimate Fan Tickets (special VIP packages that include a premium ticket, a custom-made official U.S. National Team jersey with name and number, VIP access to the field before and after the game, and other unique benefits) are also available exclusively through ussoccer.com.

The U.S. and Peru last met on Feb. 16, 2000, in Miami. The USA prevailed by a 1-0 score line, improving its all-time record against the South American nation to 2-2-1. At this summer’s Copa America, the Peruvians finished in third place after falling to tournament champion Chile 2-1 in the semifinal.

RFK Stadium, the home of D.C. United for 20 seasons, will host the MNT for a record 23rd time. In the previous 22 matches, the United States has posted a 14-3-5 record with a 51-22 advantage in scoring and an average attendance of 33,876 fans.

The MNT owns an eight-game unbeaten streak at RFK Stadium (7-0-1) and last played in the nation’s capital in June 2013, defeating the world’s No. 2-ranked team Germany, 4-3, in front of 47,359 fans in the Centennial Celebration game in honor of U.S. Soccer’s 100-year anniversary. The streak also includes a 2-0 win over Jamaica in the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals, a 2-2 draw with Costa Rica that clinched first place in CONCACAF qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and a 6-1 win over Cuba that clinched a berth in the final round qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The last U.S. loss came in 2001, a 3-2 defeat to Honduras in front of 54,282 fans.

The U.S. is coming off a 2-1 victory against Honduras to open the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The title defense continues July 10 when they face Haiti at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Kickoff is set for 8:30 p.m. ET, and the match will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1 and UniMás.

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