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FIFA U-20 World Cup: USA vs. Serbia - How to Watch, TV Listings, Live Stream, Open Thread and More

It's quarterfinals time in New Zealand! Can the United States book its ticket to the final four with a win over Serbia? We'll find out tonight. Here's all the important information you need.

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It's your middle-of-the-night thread for freedom. At least it's a weekend night.

The U-20 USMNT takes on Serbia tonight (or early tomorrow, if you prefer) in the FIFA U-20 World Cup quarterfinals, with a chance to get to the final four. The Americans had to deny a penalty kick and finish the game with 10 men to defeat Colombia, 1-0 to get to this point. The Serbs had to score in extra time (118') to defeat Hungary, 2-1.

The United States, which has never finished higher than fourth in this competition, is the only CONCACAF team still standing, but the Yanks are a bit shorthanded Maki Tall being ruled out with an injury sustained in the Ukraine match, and with forward Jordan Allen and defender Kellyn Acosta missing tonight's game due to yellow card suspension.

Serbia was the winner of Group D, falling to Uruguay and then beating Mali and Mexico. The winner of tonight's match gets the winner of Germany-Mali in the semifinals.

Can the U.S. youngsters reach the semis? We'll find out soon!

Official Lineup:

USMNT (4-4-2 Diamond)

Goalkeeper: Zack Steffen

Defenders: John Requejo, Matt Miazga, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Desevio Payne

Midfielders: Paul Arriola, Marky Delgado, Emerson Hyndman, Gedion Zelalem

Forwards: Rubio Rubin, Tommy Thompson

How to Watch:

Match time: 12:30 a.m. (ET)

Venue: North Harbour Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand

TV: FOX Sports 1, NBC Universo

Streaming: FOX Sports 2GO

Twitter: For rapid reaction and live updates, follow @usscocer_ynt and @ussoccer_esp.

Match Thread Rules:

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