Mexico defeated American at home soil and started their fifth round of World Cup qualifying with a huge win.The game was played at the Mapfre Stadium, Columbus, Ohio on this Friday night, 11th November 2016. El Tri captain Rafael Marquez flicked the ball behind USA keeper Brad Guzan in the 88th minute to win this match. It was a physical game but officials over there did quite a good job and total seven yellow cards were shown in the match. Mexico will be now more confident when they will face Panama on Tuesday. Watch USA vs Mexico highlights video of full match below.
USA vs Mexico Highlights Video of FIFA World Cup Qualifier
Scorer: Layun (21′), Wood (48′), Marquez (89′)
USA: Howard (Guzan—39′); Chandler (Yedlin—73′), Gonzalez, Brooks, Besler (Orozco—81′), Johnson; Bradley, Jones, Pulisic; Altidore, Wood.
Mexico: Talavera; Reyes (Ayala—46′), Marquez, Moreno, Layun; Guardado (Salcedo—28′), Herrera; Dos Santos, Tecatito, Vela (Lozano—71′); Hernandez.
The game was played at the MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio and it will kick off at 7.45pm ET. The CONCACAF rivals will face each other in their first Hexagonal match for a spot in the 2018 World Cup in Columbus. The USA vs Mexico live stream will be available on foxsportsgo.com while Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the match in the USA.
When this two nation of football face-off in football matches then things often become tense and it is expected that this game will also be a high-voltage match as only top three teams in the Hexagonal will qualify for the 2018 World Cup while the fifth spot will play the inter-confederation playoffs.
According to the Jurgen Klinsmann, the USMNT coach, the team will maintain the impressive record at home against Mexico. USA has defeated Mexico in four consecutive home World Cup qualifiers matches which make home team favorite for this game.
Both America and Mexico has finished the fourth round at the top in their respective groups. USA has won last two matches with a score of 2-0 which show they are in fabulous form. On the other hand, the Mexico has also won their last four matches and so, it will be a cracker of the game.
USA vs Mexico TV Schedule
- Date: November 11, Friday
- Time: 7:45 PM ET
- Venue: Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.
- TV Channels: FOX Sports 1, Univision Deportes (USA), TDN, Canal 5, Cono Sur and Azteca (Mexico)
Where to Watch USA vs Mexico Highlights?
The United States soccer’s fan can watch this match on Fox Sports 1 and Univision while Univision, TDN, Canal 5, Cono Sur and Azteca will broadcast the game in the Mexico. The latin American viewers can catch live action on Fox Sports network. The online football viewers can watch the USA vs Mexico highlights on FOX Sports GO.