Report: U.S. men’s national team to play World Cup qualifier at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park

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Colorado Rapids during game against FC Dallas at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, July 23, 2016. Rapids took the lead in the first half, and lost the lead when DC Dallas scored in the second half and the game ended in a tie 1-1. (Jessica Taves/For Denverite)

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The U.S.M.N.T. will reportedly play at Dick's Sporting Goods Park this summer. (Jessica Taves/For Denverite)

It sounds like Colorado soccer fans won’t have to travel far to see the United States men’s national team play a World Cup qualifier.

Steven Goff of the Washington Post is reporting that the U.S. Soccer Federation is “close to announcing” that the Americans will play Trinidad and Tobago on June 8 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, which is the home of the Colorado Rapids, in Commerce City.

The U.S. men’s team beat Honduras 6-0 in its most recent World Cup qualifier on Friday. Clint Dempsey recorded a hat trick in a match held in San Jose, California.

The win was the Americans’ first of World Cup qualifying play. They’re now 1-2-0 — in fourth place and one point behind Panama for CONCACAF’s third and final automatic World Cup berth.

The U.S. Men’s national team can overtake Panama in the standings this week. The sides play each other at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Panama City, Panama.

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