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FIFA World Cup 2015 - U-20 USMNT vs. Colombia: How to Watch, Live Stream, TV Listings, Lineups, Open Thread and More

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A spot in the U-20 World Cup quarterfinals is up for grabs as the Yanks take on Colombia in Wellington, New Zealand. Here's all the information you need to get you started.

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Well, well, well, here we are in the knockout stage. The U-20 USMNT finished second in Group A after squeaking past Myanmar, 2-1, destroying host New Zealand, 4-0, and then imploding in a 3-0 loss to the Ukraine. Orlando City central defender Conor Donovan and his countrymen will look to get into the quarterfinals with a win over Colombia early Wednesday morning.

Colombia finished 1-1-1 in Group C with a 1-0 win over Qatar, a 1-1 draw with Senegal, and a 3-1 loss to Estrela's team, Portugal.

The United States is the only CONCACAF team still standing, although standing a bit more shorthanded than before with Maki Tall being ruled out with an injury sustained in the Ukraine match. These teams have met twice previously in international competitions, with each capturing a 2-1 victory. The U.S. U-20s are 5-7-0 all-time against CONMEBOL opponents, but is 5-1 in the last six.

The winner of this match will face the winner of the Serbia-Hungary match in the quarterfinals on Sunday, June 14.

So sit back, put a pot of coffee on, and cheer on the U.S. while hoping Shaq Moore, Desevio Payne, Marky Delgado, Jordan Allen, Matt Miazga and Kellyn Acosta avoid a second yellow card in the tournament.

Projected Lineup:

USMNT (4-3-3)

Goalkeeper: Zack Steffen

Defenders: Shaq Moore, Matt Miazga, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Kellyn Acosta

Midfielders: Marky Delgado, Emerson Hyndman, Gedion Zelalem

Forwards:
Jordan Allen, Paul Arriola, Bradford Jamieson IV

How to Watch:

Match time: 3:30 a.m. (ET)

Venue: Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand

TV: FOX Sports 1, NBC Universo,

Streaming: FOX Sports GO

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

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