Both the Republic of Ireland and the USA look to end 2014 on a winning note, as the two sides face each other in a friendly that serves to provide opportunities to fringe players in the form of game time. The Irish are looking to get back to qualifying for major tournaments on a regular basis - starting with an expanded Euro 2016, while the Americans aim to build on a strong performance at the World Cup earlier this year.
After an important 2-1 win over Ghana in their first game, the United States face Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal with a chance to seal their place in the Round of 16 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Can the USA do the unthinkable?
Group G heavyweights Germany and Portugal look almost certain to advance, but the USA and Ghana could inject some life into this purported "Group of Death".
Jurgen Klinsmann’s United States national team is completing a stellar 2013. Will they be one of the ‘dark horses’ at Brazil?