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USA Beats Mexico In Mexico For The First Time

NBC - Michael Orozco Fiscal scored in the 80th minute, giving the United States its first-ever win at Mexico with a 1-0 victory in an exhibition Wednesday night.

Brek Shea, who entered two minutes earlier, went down the left flank and around Severo Meza. Shea, back with the national team after being dropped for six months, crossed to Terrence Boyd. He made a quick backheel pass to Orozco Fiscal, who had entered in the 77th

Orozco Fizcal, who plays in Mexico for San Luis, kicked the ball past goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa for his first international goal.

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Nes_Daze1534d ago

Great play by Shea, he adds a lot of quickness to the team down the lateral side, and then smart reaction by Boyd. Even better was Tim Howard, and the defense was spot on until the last few minutes of the second half. This was a big shocker, congrats to Klinsmann and the team!

Corepred41534d ago

I really really thought Mexico were going to tie it up at the end. It's what the US does, heartbreakers! And they had a lot of chances to do it! The ricochet that Howard was composed enough to stop and the foot race to the ball in front of the open net! So glad the US won though, now I get to talk crap to friends and I won $20!

Nes_Daze1533d ago

I would've never bet for a U.S. win, lol especially with the squad they took and the fact that they were playing away, but I'm glad they proved me wrong.