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USA-Mexico By The Numbers

As the U.S. prepares to open the final round of CONCACAF qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup on Feb. 11 against Mexico it is important to review a bit of recent history vs. Mexico at at Crew Stadium in Columbus. Take a look at U.S. versus Mexico By The Numbers.


Goals allowed by the MNT against Mexico in Crew Stadium
1 Goal allowed by the U.S. in seven games at Crew Stadium
2 Sellout crowds at Crew Stadium for two games against Mexico in 2001 and 2005 (both more than 24,600)
2 Jukes by DaMarcus Beasley during his goal celebration in 2005
3 Players who played in World Cup qualifiers at Crew Stadium against Mexico in both 2001 and 2005: Chris Armas, Brian McBride and Claudio Reyna
4 Total goals scored by the U.S. in two games against Mexico in Columbus
6 Number of times the U.S. has defeated Mexico by the familiar score of 2-0, including both visits to Columbus and the most important match in the history of the two teams - the Round of 16 at the 2002 FIFA World Cup
7 Games and counting that the U.S. has gone unbeaten at Crew Stadium
9 Number of Best of U.S. Soccer Awards in the past three years that were connected to a USA vs. Mexico match (click here for 2008 Best of U.S. Soccer winners)
10 Game unbeaten streak against Mexico at home, during which the U.S. has posted an 8-0-2 record
17 Goals scored against Mexico during the USA's current 10-game home unbeaten streak
29 Degrees at kickoff of the match at Crew Stadium on Feb. 28, 2001
44 Number of games between the U.S. and Mexico all time