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USA wins on Mexican soil for first time

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on Aug. 15, 2012 at 7:07 pm with 1 Comment »
August 15, 2012 9:08 pm

The USA men’s national team beat the Mexican national team tonight, 1-0, at Estadio Azteca.

It was the USA’s first win ever on Mexican soil in their 25th attempt: 1-23-1.

The USA goal came in the 80th minute: Michael Orozco Fiscal tapping in a ball back-heeled to him from Terrence Boyd. The play had begun with an aggressive run into the area by Brek Shea, who had come on just two minutes earlier.

Mexico had a handful of chances to equalize, but couldn’t get it past Tim Howard and the U.S. defense.

Details here.

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  1. derekyoung says:

    I don’t care if it was a friendly. Still counts.

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