USA to face Socceroos in final tuneup

[DATEBOOK] The USA will face Australia June 5 at Ruimsig Stadium in suburban Johannesburg town of Roodepoort, one week before playing its first match of the World Cup (TV: ESPN2, live, 8:30 a.m. ET).

The match will follow games against the Czech Republic on May 25 in East Hartford, Conn., and Turkey on May 29 in Philadelphia.

Australia is grouped with Germany, Serbia and Ghana at the World Cup.

The Socceroos beat the USA, 1-0, in 1992 and the two teams tied in 1998 in what was Bruce Arena's first game as national team coach.

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