Mexico's first World Cup qualifying win on American soil since 1972 was a product of El Tri's quality, but also the U.S. national team's poor tactics and flat performance.
U.S. National Team
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Having suffered its first home loss in World Cup qualifying since 2001, the U.S. national team is desperate for points on the road against an imposing Costa Rican side Tuesday.
Friday, November 11, 2016
The shift to a 3-5-2 led to a terrible first half against Mexico, but a move back to the 4-4-2 had the U.S. headed in the right direction before Rafa Marquez's winner.
El Tri recorded a hard-fought 2-1 win over the U.S. in World Cup qualifier thanks to a late goal from their captain in Columbus, Ohio.
El Tri's captain scored on a header off a corner kick in the 88th minute to give his side the lead in Columbus, Ohio.
A goal early in the second half from the Hamburg striker has the USA and Mexico level.
The U.S. national team goalkeeper left the World Cup qualifying match in the 40th minute because of a groin injury.
The Porto defender watched his long-range shot slip past American goalkeeper Tim Howard to give El Tri the lead 20 minutes into the match in Columbus, Ohio.
The rivals meet in the crunch World Cup qualification clash in Columbus. Will Jurgen Klinsmann's side pick up all three points?
The U.S. national team is playing a 3-4-3 to start out against Mexico, with the aim to take the early attacking initiative against El Tri
Thursday, November 10, 2016
The Mexico coach and U.S. captain will play key roles in Friday's World Cup qualifying clash, almost a dozen years after their careers crossed paths in England.
President-elect Donald Trump's strict stance on illegal immigration from Mexico to the United States had added a layer of political intrigue to Friday's meeting at Mapfre Stadium.
The 37-year-old Mexico captain remains a key figure for El Tri as his national team prepares for its latest clash with the rival United States.
The Seattle Sounders forward beat out Jack Harrison and Keegan Rosenberry for the top rookie honors, after scoring 12 goals in 34 games this season.
Though he is just 18, Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic enters Friday's USA-Mexico match as a star to watch and a player El Tri are very worried about.
The Reds have been dealt a blow in their reported pursuit of the USA international midfielder as his Bundesliga employers are ready to discuss fresh terms
Goal's Ives Galarcep, Jon Arnold and Thomas Floyd analyze the challenges faced by both teams and offer predictions for Friday's World Cup qualifier in Columbus, Ohio.
The rising American star says he's experienced no bias because of his nationality and is eager to represent his country against its biggest rival.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Goal has compiled a starting lineup of the top players the U.S. and Mexico have to offer ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier in Columbus, Ohio.
The Mexican national team coach sat down with Goal for an exclusive interview ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifying showdown with the United States.