US to play Peru in October exhibition in East Hartford

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. will play Peru in an exhibition on Oct. 16 at East Hartford, Connecticut.

The match, announced Friday, is among six in the latter part of the year for the Americans, and follows an Oct. 12 game against Colombia at Tampa, Florida.

They were to play Brazil on Friday at East Rutherford, New Jersey, then face Mexico on Tuesday at Nashville, Tennessee.

The U.S. closes the year against England on Nov. 15 at London and against Italy five days later at a site to be announced.

After failing to qualify for the World Cup, the U.S. in being led by interim coach Dave Sarachan. The U.S. hopes to announce a permanent coach later this year.