Dave Sarachan to Coach US for Exhibition at Portugal
CHICAGO (AP) — Dave Sarachan, the top assistant to Bruce Arena, will be the interim coach for the United States when the Americans play an exhibition at European champion Portugal on Nov. 14.
Arena quit Oct. 13, three days after the Americans lost 2-1 at 99th-ranked Trinidad and Tobago and failed to qualify for next year's World Cup. The rest of Arena's staff will remain on for next month's game.
The U.S. doesn't have a competitive match until the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup and is expected to overhaul its program during the more than five years it has to prepare for the 2022 World Cup.
U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati hasn't said whether he intends to run for a fourth four-year term in February.
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