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U.S. vs. Mexico: Top 10 clashes


Feb. 2001, World Cup qualifying


U.S. 2, Mexico 0

Feb. 2001, World Cup qualifying
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Mexico plays host to the United States in a key World Cup qualifier on Aug. 12. Here are our 10 favorite clashes between the archrivals.

For the first time, the U.S. selected cold-weather Columbus as the site for the match, as La Guerria Fría (the Cold War) was born. Brian McBride had to leave the physical match with a swollen eye, which opened the door for Josh Wolff's heroics. The young striker took a long ball from Clint Mathis and eluded Mexican keeper Jorge Campos to give the U.S. the only goal it would need.
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