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US Defeats Mexico For WC Berth

Posted By Blake Bass On September 11, 2013 @ 10:06 AM In soccer | No Comments

Landon_Donovan_2013 [1]For more than two hours, the red-white-and-blue-clad crowd stood and sang “Dos a cero! Dos a cero!” over and over and over.

And 2-0 it was.

The United States clinched its seventh straight World Cup appearance, getting second-half goals from Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan on Tuesday night for the now traditional 2-0 home qualifying win over Mexico.

“It’s become its own monster. People want to come to Columbus and see U.S.-Mexico. It’s almost like the mecca really for us,” goalkeeper Tim Howard said. “You almost feel like it’s our destiny to win here.”

Read more on ESPN [2].


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