USA to play Costa Rica October 13

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The U.S. national team will follow up its crucial CONCACAF Cup match with Mexico on Oct. 10 with a showdown against Costa Rica three days later. 

The Oct. 13 friendly showdown is slated for a 6:30 p.m. ET kickoff at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey.

The match will be the first meeting between the sides since 2013 when the teams met three times. Since then, both teams have had their share of ups and downs, with both impressing at the 2014 World Cup, but coming up well short of their goals at the 2015 Gold Cup.  

The game will be the 33rd meeting between the two sides.