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VIDEO: Klinsmann talks up “benchmark” match vs. Colombia in London

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Klinsmann and his players are looking forward to the challenge of facing Colombia.

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His line-up forthcoming, USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann talked up both the venue and opponents for next week’s match against Colombia at Craven Cottage in London.

The video, posted by US Soccer, includes photos of Clint Dempsey, a former Cottager, as well as current Fulham and USMNT player Emerson Hyndman, the 18-year-old phenom.

“It’s something kind of unique. It’s just awesome. It’s a home game away from home for us, so we hope really that we’re going to pack that stadium... and make it a real American home game.”

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And of course, there’s that little matter of James Rodriguez and Los Cafeteros.

“You wanna see how good we are right now, as of today? This is the benchmark that you want to have.”

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