The U.S. men’s national team will meet 13th-ranked Chile in an international friendly at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston March 26 at 8 p.m. ET.

Broadcast details will be announced at a later date.

The United States is 3-5-2 all-time against Chile in a series that dates back to the 1950 World Cup in Brazil. Winners of the 2016 Copa America Centenario and defending champions of South America, La Roja finished second at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

With the match falling on a FIFA international fixture date, all players in the USMNT player pool will be available for selection.

“We’re thrilled to have an opponent of Chile’s caliber as we continue to build our team towards the Gold Cup,” USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter said. “Houston fans have shown fantastic support for the national team, so we think BBVA Compass Stadium is an ideal venue to compete in.”

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at