LOS ANGELES -- It was only a friendly, but another chapter was added to the long United States-Mexico rivalry as the Americans won 3-0 despite El Tri looking strong in the opening half.
Here are five takeaways from the game.
1. Possession is overrated
In the first half, Mexico connected a number of pretty passes and overall looked like a better team but, technical niceties aside, didn't push too hard for a goal. Yes, Marco Bueno should have done better with the shot that he rang off the post but...