Costa Rica heads to Harrison, New Jersey to take on the United States men’s national team on Friday in World Cup qualifying:

Here’s how you can watch the match and what to know. including our prediction:

How to watch

When: Friday at 6:55 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN and Univision Deportes 
Live Stream: fuboTV (Try for free)
Follow: CBS Sports App

Projected USA XI

Howard; Villafana, Besler, Cameron, Zusi; Bradley, Johnson, Nagbe, Pulisic; Altidore, Wood.

Standings

The U.S. sits in third place with eight points, the last spot for direct qualification, while Costa Rica is second with 11 points. A win for Costa Rica will all but secure a spot in the World Cup, while a win for the U.S. will put them within striking distance. 

Why Bruce Arena came back

USA coach Bruce Arena spoke with CBSSports.com ahead of this match to discuss a variety of topics, including why he came back to coach the team.

Prediction

The U.S. gets a big-time result and leaves itself with just a little bit more to do to make it to Russia. USA 2, Costa Rica 1. 


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