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Video: USA 2 – Mexico 0 (FIFA World Cup Qualifier Highlights)

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Video: USA 2 – Mexico 0 (FIFA World Cup Qualifier Highlights)

The U.S. Men’s National Team qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup on Wednesday night with a 2-0 over arch rivals Mexico at the Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH.

Seattle Sounders forward Eddie Johnson and LA Galaxy midfielder Landon Donovan scored for the Americans while Clint Dempsey missed a late penalty attempt that could have seen the USA compound Mexico’s misery.

Mexico is now in fifth place in the six team North, Central America and Caribbean World Cup qualification group with two rounds of matches remaining.

Video: USA 2 - Mexico 0 (FIFA World Cup Qualifier Highlights)

Scoring Summary:
USA – Eddie Johnson (Landon Donovan) 49th minute
USA – Landon Donovan (Clint Dempsey) 78

Lineups:
USA: 1-Tim Howard; 23-Fabian Johnson (15-Michael Parkhurst, 46), 21-Clarence Goodson, 3-Omar Gonzalez, 7-DaMarcus Beasley; 13-Jermaine Jones, 5-Kyle Beckerman; 11-Alejandro Bedoya (19-Graham Zusi, 84), 8-Clint Dempsey (capt.), 10-Landon Donovan; 18-Eddie Johnson (14-Mix Diskerud, 76)
Substitutions Not Used: 12-Brad Guzan, 22-Nick Rimando, 2-Edgar Castillo, 4-Michael Orozco, 6-Joe Corona, 9-Aron Johannsson, 16-Jose Torres, 17-Brad Davis
Head coach: Jurgen Klinsmann

Mexico: 1-Jesús Corona (capt.); 21-Hiram Mier, 4-Diego Reyes, 15-Héctor Moreno, 3-Carlos Salcido (8-Ángel Reyna, 77); 7-Christian Giménez (16-Héctor Herrera, 55), 5-Fernando Arce (19-Oribe Peralta, 69), 17-Jesús Zavala, 18-Andrés Guardado; 14-Javier Hernández, 10-Giovani Dos Santos
Substitutions Not Used: 2-Francisco Rodríguez, 9-Raúl Jiménez, 11-Javier Aquino, 12-Jonathan Orozco, 13-Severo Meza, 20-Jorge Torres Nilo, 22-Damián Álvarez, 23-Alfredo Talavera
Head coach: Luis Fernando Tena

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