The United States and Mexico will meet in a friendly at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., just two months after El Tri defeated the Americans in the 2019 Gold Cup final, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced on Monday.
The match, set for Sept. 6, will mark the 70th time the two sides have met, with Mexico having a 35-19-15 record against the U.S. The U.S. has had improved success since the turn of the century, going 14-7-6 against their rivals.
U.S.-based Mexico fan group Pancho Villas' Army has inserted a "no goalkeeper chant" clause into the group's membership and made abstaining from shouting the anti-gay chant a condition for buying tickets for games in their section, in a bid to help put an end to the chant often heard in stadiums when the Mexico national team plays.
A section of El Tri fans regularly shout an anti-gay slur as the opposition goalkeeper runs up to take his goal-kick and the federation has been fined on multiple occasions...