The United States will take on Mexico on April 15 at 8:30 p.m. ET in San Antonio. The U.S. Soccer Federation confirmed the details of the match, including that it will be televised by Fox Sports 1 and UniMas.
The federation announced at the end of 2014 that the U.S. would play Mexico on April 15, but did not pick a time or location. Now they have a time, location and TV networks.
With the large Mexican population in San Antonio and surrounding areas, the 65,000-seat Alamodome will almost assuredly be packed with Mexico fans. That's the norm for friendlies between the two countries as they are big cash cows for both federations. With these matches needing to help pay for a lot -- from youth teams to coaches to referees -- the priorities are giving both squads a good match and cashing a big check, which this will certainly do.
This will be the Americans' first visit to San Antonio, but the women beat Australia, 4-0, there in October of 2013. Mexico beat South Korea, 4-0, at the Alamodome in January of 2014. The U.S. and Mexico last met in April of 2014, when 59,000 fans turned out in Arizona to see a 2-2 draw.
Because the match does not fall on a FIFA international date, neither team will have their best players available. Both rosters will be made up primarily of MLS and Liga MX players.
Tickets will go on sale on January 30 at 11 a.m. ET. They can be bought on USSoccer.com or from Ticketmaster, either by calling, going online or visiting a ticket center.