U.S., Mexico eye spot in World Cup

September 3, 2005
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Bruce Arena remembers. So does Pablo Mastroeni. And Oguchi Onyewu.

They don't dare forget the last time the United States met Mexico in a World Cup qualifying game.

As is their wont, the Mexicans attacked from the outset, got two early goals, and beat the Americans 2-1 on March 27. Arena knows his team can't allow its archrival, particularly star forward Jared Borgetti, to get off to a fast start again.

``I expect nothing different (from ...

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