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USMNT vs. Colombia friendly will not be played: report

The U.S. won't get a chance to play James Rodriguez and Co.

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The United States and Colombia's proposed friendly is off, according to SI. The countries had to sign a contract to finalize the match by Monday, but Colombia did not, so the friendly will not be played.

The friendly was going to be played on September 9 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. It would have have been a good test for the U.S., pitting them against one of the world's best attacks, led by James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao.

While the U.S. did sign the contract, Colombia did not. They still do not have a manager after Jose Pekerman's contract expired following the World Cup and that reportedly caused some hesitancy on their part. They are going to play Brazil in Miami on September 5, but did not want to commit to more without a manager.

With the Colombia friendly off, the U.S. will only play one match in the September international date. They will take on the Czech Republic in Prague on September 3 and that will be it. The U.S. will have the chance to play two friendlies in October and two more in November, one of which will be on November 18 against Ireland in Dublin.