Goals and Highlights: USA 2-0 Mexico in Qatar 2022 Qualifiers
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11:13 PM25 days ago

Summary

11:08 PM25 days ago

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We hope you enjoyed our coverage of the United States vs. Mexico in the COONCACAF qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Continue to visit the VAVEL website to keep up to date with all the information that comes up throughout the day.
11:07 PM25 days ago

THE MATCH IS OVER!

The match ends from Cincinnati, the United States defeats Mexico with the famous 2-0 and ties the tricolor in points in the Qualifying for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. 
At the beginning, the match started out too intense, with both teams making chances and with the goalkeepers playing a key role in keeping the score at zero. 
In the second half, Pulisic and McKennie made it 2-0 to take away the national team's undefeated record. 

 

10:55 PM25 days ago

85´

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL FOR THE UNITED STATES, GOOOOOOOOOOOL THAT SENTENCES. 

McKennie scores the famous 2-0 and seals the US victory. 

10:50 PM25 days ago

80´

LAST TEN MINUTES OF THE MATCH! Mexico has to go on the attack with everything they have to look for an equalizer. A defeat could jeopardize the great qualifying campaign that the national team has had.
10:44 PM25 days ago

74´

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL FOR THE UNITED STATES, GOOOOOOOOOOL THAT BRINGS THEM CLOSER TO THE LEAD. 

The new Captain America appeared, Christian Pulisic shot inside the six-yard box and put the USA in the lead.

10:42 PM25 days ago

72´

Great individual duel won by Tecatito Corona who gets an indirect free kick for Mexico. The goal may come! 
10:38 PM25 days ago

68´

YELLOW CARDS. 
Luis "El Chaka" Rodríguez and Weston Mckenny are cautioned. 
Christian Pulisic enters and is greeted with a standing ovation at the stadium.
10:34 PM25 days ago

64´

Pushing and shoving starts between the players, Mackinney and Lozano are involved. 
10:25 PM25 days ago

53´

UNITED STATES FORGIVES AGAIN! A favorable rebound for Ricardo Pepi and the U.S. "9" misses, sending his shot over the top of the goal. 
10:19 PM25 days ago

49´

MEMO OCHOA'S TOUCHBACK! Whea receives a penalty kick on the move and takes a shot that is saved in an incredible way by the Mexican goalkeeper.
10:14 PM25 days ago

SECOND HALF KICKS OFF!

The action resumes and the second half begins. Mexico and USA are tied at the moment, both teams are still looking for a goal to break the tension on the scoreboard.
9:57 PM25 days ago

THE FIRST HALF IS OVER!

The first half ends in Ohio, Mexico and USA tie 0-0.
9:54 PM25 days ago

42´

CLOSE TO USA! Musa puts in a dangerous cross that is finished by Robinson and ends up just inside the near post defended by Memo Ochoa.
9:49 PM25 days ago

38´

USA ALMOST SCORES! Ricardo Pepi's cross finds Robinson, who sets up Musa for a shot straight into the stands.
9:45 PM25 days ago

33'

WOW! Whea attempted a cross that was deflected by Johan Vásquez and put Memo Ochoa on alert with a dramatic drop of the ball. 
9:40 PM25 days ago

30´

Half an hour into the match, both teams have had dangerous chances but Mexico has been the one who has come closest to scoring.
9:33 PM25 days ago

20´

Hirving Lozano attempted a cross in search of Tecatito Corona at the far post, but the goalkeeper again kept the ball and kept his goal safe.
9:29 PM25 days ago

17´

THE ONE THAT CHUCKY MISSED! Hirving Lozano went on a breakaway to face the goalkeeper one-on-one, but he made a sensational save to keep the ball out of his net.
9:23 PM25 days ago

11'

CLOSE TO MEXICO! Edson Álvarez shoots at goal looking for the goalkeeper's far post, but the keeper makes the right save to send a corner kick.
9:18 PM25 days ago

SHOT BY EDSON ALVAREZ! The Mexican midfielder tried his luck from the halfway line but his shot went wide. 
9:16 PM25 days ago

Dangerous cross that looked to be hit by Ricardo Pepi! Weah put in a low cross from the far right that went all over the Mexican box without finding a shot. 
9:14 PM25 days ago

The match started calmly, with both teams seeking to attack while in possession of the ball and looking for a pass between the lines to generate danger in the opponent's goal.
9:10 PM25 days ago

THE MATCH STARTS!

The match kicks off at TQL Stadium as Mexico and the USA play another edition of the CONCACAF classic. 
9:04 PM25 days ago

THE NATIONAL ANTHEMS ARE PLAYING!

The national anthems are being sung from TQL Stadium, we are moments away from the start of the CONCACAF Classic.
8:53 PM25 days ago

NO OFFENSIVE POWER IN THE USA

The absence of Zardes, Sargent, Reyna and Pulisic's injury complicated the outlook for Berhalter, as he was left without a strong attacking force for tonight's game against Mexico, where all the weight of the team will be carried by the young Pepi, who is only 18 years old.

Pepi has dual nationality as he was born in El Paso, Texas, but is the son of Mexican parents and had the chance to play for either country and in the end opted for the United States. Pulisic is not ready for more than 45 minutes, so the coach plans to use the Chelsea striker in the second half.

8:48 PM25 days ago

PACO MEMO SPEAKS!

Veteran Guillermo Ochoa said that U.S. soccer sees in Mexico's "a mirror in which they want to be reflected," but they are far away.

"Mexico has been that mirror in which they want to see and reflect themselves, what they want to copy. In Mexico we have a strong league, they have grown and improved a lot, that helps the rivalry and competition," said the goalkeeper for TUDN.

"They have grown a lot, but you look at the last Concachampions and they are all Mexican clubs. It doesn't mean that because an MLS team wins it they will be close, they would have to catch up in the number of titles."

8:47 PM25 days ago

Ticket prices

Tickets to watch the match between the United States National Team (USAMNT) and Mexico, corresponding to the CONCACAF qualifier to be played in Cincinnati, almost reach $70,000, according to a review made by As USA.

Other tickets available for this Concacaf qualifying match cost US$1,524, US$1,500 and US$1,261. It is noteworthy that these seats are located in the midfield, which are traditionally the best places to watch a match.

8:46 PM25 days ago

WE ARE NEVER ALONE!

The Mexican fans are not abandoning and there are already several present at the TQL Stadium to support the tricolor that will seek to remain undefeated in the qualifiers for Qatar 2022. 
8:41 PM25 days ago

TATA's feelings!

The Argentine helmsman also regretted that more weight is usually given to defeats against the Stars and Stripes despite the fact that the historical balance is positive for the Mexicans.

"Maybe Mexico has a 90 to 10 or 80 to 20 record, but what is brought at the right time is that 10 percent, that defeat. Those 10 consecutive victories are not taken into account and in the history there are defeats and triumphs. We should not always live in triumphalism, but neither should we encourage this permanent idea of pessimism," Martino concluded.

8:36 PM25 days ago

FOR THE SAME CAUSE!

The United States is ready, the venue is prepared and the court is in perfect condition. Everything is in order for the CONCACAF Classic. Who will come out on top today? 
8:31 PM25 days ago

TO MEET AGAIN IN A WORLD CUP!

Gerardo Martino would like to meet the United States but at a World Cup. Mexico's coach acknowledged that there is a classic atmosphere when the two teams meet, but he considers that it is not so relevant because both teams will surely be in Qatar.

"Our desire is to meet the United States, as it has happened once in history, in a World Cup. That's the real crowning moment," Tata told TUDN.

8:26 PM25 days ago

GOODBYE TO COLUMBUS!

Despite the fact that every time Mexico plays in U.S. territory it seems that they play at home, on this occasion the 'Stars and Stripes' decided that the match against El Tri would be at TQL Stadium, located in the city of Cincinnati, United States, where Gregg Berhalter's team will try to take advantage of their home venue.

Another factor that the Aztec team will face will be the weather, as the temperature in Cincinnati tomorrow is forecast to be between 14° and 0° Celsius, while at game time the temperature is expected to be between 8° Celsius.

 

8:21 PM25 days ago

What is the status of the playoff table?

Mexico leads the table with 14 points after six rounds, but the United States and Canada are right on its heels with 11 and 10 points. The three North American teams are in the direct qualification zone, which confirms their favoritism to advance to the 2022 World Cup. Fourth place, currently held by Panama with eight points, goes to an intercontinental playoff.
8:16 PM25 days ago

THIS IS HOW THE USA NATIONAL TEAM WILL BE SELECTED!

This is how the USA national team will go out looking for the three points at home and with their people to get closer to Mexico in the dispute for the CONCACAF leadership.

8:11 PM25 days ago

Finals

Throughout history, the two teams have met in nine finals, with six wins for Mexico and three for the USA team. The only one that El Tri had lost was the 2007 Gold Cup, but history repeated itself in the Concacaf Nations League 2021 and the Gold Cup of the same year.
8:06 PM25 days ago

MEXICO HAS ARRIVED!

The Mexican national team is present at the TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, today the tricolor seeks to secure its leadership with a victory in enemy territory. 
8:01 PM25 days ago

Thus the official matches.

World Cup : 1 match, 0 wins for Mexico, 0 draws and 1 win for the United States.

World Cup Qualifiers : 29 matches, 16 wins for Mexico, 7 draws and 6 wins for the United States.

Confederations Cup : 1 match, 1 win for Mexico, 0 draws and 0 wins for USA.

Copa América : 1 match, 0 wins for Mexico, 1 draw and 0 wins for the United States.

Gold Cup : 8 matches, 5 wins for Mexico, 0 draws and 3 wins for USA.

CONCACAF Cup : 1 match, 1 win for Mexico, 0 draws and 0 wins for the United States.

North American Nations Cup: 3 matches, 2 wins for Mexico, 1 draw and 0 wins for USA.

CONCACAF Nations League: 1 match, 0 wins for Mexico, 0 draws and 1 win for USA.

7:56 PM25 days ago

AMERICAN FANS SHOW UP!

The American fans are present to support the national team of the stars and stripes, and they want to win today!
7:51 PM25 days ago

Historical balance

Mexico and the United States have met 71 times in history, with 36 wins for the Aztecs, 21 for the Americans and 15 draws. While El Tri has scored 144 goals, the Stars and Stripes have scored 84 goals.
7:46 PM25 days ago

The beginning of this rivalry

The first duel between the two teams took place on May 24, 1934, in the final of the CONCACAF qualifier for the 1934 World Cup in Italy, where the American team won 4-2, with four goals from Aldo Teo Donelli.

The Aztecs' first victory came on September 12, 1937, in a friendly match held at Parque Asturias, with a 7-2 score.

7:41 PM25 days ago

THE WAIT IS OVER!

The wait is over, the road to Qatar 2022 in CONCACAF for Mexico and the United States resumes. Both teams have been among the best teams so far in the qualifiers, with the tricolor first and then the Stars and Stripes. This will be one of the most important duels since both teams are at the top of the table and only three points separate them, so today they will be playing for more than just three points, the leadership is on the table.
7:36 PM25 days ago

Some casualties

The United States suffered some serious absentees for this FIFA Date, the most important of which is Barcelona winger Sergiño Dest, who is absent due to injury; remembering that he was one of the scorers in the last victory over Costa Rica.
7:31 PM25 days ago

There are Mexican fans

Despite the fact that the United States moved the game to Cincinnati so that the cold weather and the lack of Aztec fans were factors, Mexico fans have gathered to support "El Tri" with the mission of retaining their undefeated record so far in the qualifiers.
7:26 PM25 days ago

Nothing personal

In the press conference prior to this match, Gerardo Martino confessed that he does not take the defeats suffered by Mexico against the United States personally and is now focused on doing his best so that "El Tri" can win this Friday in Cincinnati.

"I don't take things personally because my function is to lead a team and I have to look after the wellbeing of my players and the team, and make the best decisions, when you take it personally you run the risk of not making good decisions", commented "Tata".

7:21 PM25 days ago

Start

The CONCACAF Clasico is underway and the United States and Mexico will meet for the first time in CONCACAF qualifying for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, but this time in Cincinnati. We begin our coverage of the game.
7:16 PM25 days ago

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7:11 PM25 days ago

What time is USMNT vs Mexico match for Qualifying round for Qatar 2022?

This is the start time of the game USMNT vs Mexico of 12th November in several countries:

Argentina: 23:00 PM

Bolivia: 22:00 PM

Brazil: 23:00 PM

Chile: 20:00 PM

Colombia: 21:00 PM

Ecuador: 21:00 PM

USA (ET): 22:00 PM

Spain: 5:00 AM

Mexico: 21:00 PM

Paraguay: 20:00 PM

Peru: 20:00 PM

Uruguay: 23:00 PM

Venezuela: 20:00 PM

7:06 PM25 days ago

Watch out for this player from Mexico:

Guillermo Ochoa, the starting goalkeeper, an Americanista idol and native of Guadalajara, is one of the most decisive elements in matches of great importance, since his arrival to the national team, he has appeared in 119 matches in the starting lineup, on 48 occasions he has left the three posts with zero goals and adds up to 123 goals allowed. After 10,621 minutes played and with his morale high for being one of the leading men of the Mexican team, Ochoa could be the player who becomes the idol of the fans by once again being a factor in a match like this and giving his team three golden points in this final octagonal of the CONCACAF.

7:01 PM25 days ago

Watch out for this player from the United States:

MLS soccer star and a wall for Nashville's center back, Walker Zimmerman, is one of the most decisive players on the field for the American side when it comes to defending. Since his arrival to the national team, the American native of Georgia has played 1,417 minutes, in which he has appeared 19 times in the starting lineup, scoring twice and receiving a yellow card twice. After playing in the last match and being one of the important men in the national team so far, Zimmerman could be the one to put the balance in favor of the American team in this final of the second round of the CONCACAF octagonal final.


6:56 PM25 days ago

Mexico's final lineup:

G. Ochoa; L. Rodríguez, C. Montes, H. Moreno, J. Gallardo; H. Herrera, E. Álvarez, F. Córdova; J. Corona, R. Jiménez, H. Lozano.
6:51 PM25 days ago

Last U.S. lineup:

M. Turner; G. Bello, W. Zimmerman, M. McKenzie, S. Moore; S. Lletget, K. Acosta, Y. Musa; T. Weah, G. Zardes, P. Arriola.
6:46 PM25 days ago

Background:

The United States and Mexico have met on a total of 72 occasions (21 wins for the American team, 36 victories for the Tricolor and 15 draws) where the scales are clearly tipped in favor of the Mexican team that enjoys these matches. Likewise, in terms of goals, it is also the Mexican national team who is in the lead as they have scored 144 goals to the 84 American goals. Their last meeting dates back to the last Gold Cup Final 2021 where the team coached by Gerardo Martino lost by the minimum difference against the rival team.
6:41 PM25 days ago

Referee lineup:

For this match, Craig Pawson will be the center referee, accompanied by Ian Hussin and Scott Ledger as assistants 1 and 2 respectively, and Michael Salisbury will be the fourth official. In the VAR, referees Michael Oliver and Dan Cook will be in charge of monitoring any dubious play inside the box or that merits a red card.
6:36 PM25 days ago

They want the lead if they have to

The Stars and Stripes have had a very good performance in this first phase of the CONCACAF final octagonal, so far they have 11 points, which have been the result of 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss against Panama, also, in the statistics they have 9 goals scored and 4 conceded, which keeps them with a +5 goal difference. Despite the fact that the American team suffered a defeat in its match against Panama, they continue to be one of the favorite teams to qualify to the highest soccer fair due to their vast squad capable of achieving the common goal. Likewise, Team USA could retake the lead in the region if it beats Mexico, taking advantage of the fact that it is at home and surrounded by all its people.

6:31 PM25 days ago

It's cold at the top

Mexico's national team has had an excellent performance so far in the qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, simply, in the first round they got 7 out of 9 possible points that placed them as leaders, and for the second date, the tricolor team got again 7 out of 9 possible points that placed them at the top of the table with 14 points obtained. Likewise, the team coached by Gerardo Martino still does not know what it means to lose and remains the only undefeated team so far in the octagonal, and they are also the favorites to win the first qualification ticket to Qatar 2022. So far, the Tricolor team averages 4 wins and 2 draws, they also have 10 goals scored and only three goals against, which keeps them with a goal difference of +7 and 14 points out of the 18 that have been played, so Mexico could leave the TQL Stadium with all three points.

6:26 PM25 days ago

The road to the World Cup continues

The road to Qatar 2022 resumes in CONCACAF, after the FIFA date in September, the teams will once again have to gather their best players to continue with the journey of the final octagonal and seek a ticket to the greatest soccer fair: The World Cup in Qatar 2022. Both teams are in need of points to continue thinking about the World Cup dream, so winning, drawing or losing could mean a huge difference between being out of the goal or not. On the one hand, the locals are second in the final octagonal of the CONCACAF and a win could put them again at the top of the competition, however, Mexico is still undefeated so far in the qualifiers and are also the leaders of the competition, so the team coached by Gerardo Martino will be looking for a victory against the fierce rival in the region.
6:21 PM25 days ago

Kick-off time

The USA vs Mexico match will be played at the TQL Stadium, in Ohio, USA. The kick-off is scheduled at 22:00 pm ET.
6:16 PM25 days ago

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