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United States' Alejandro Bedoya, left, and Mexico's Andres (Credit: AP)

United States' Alejandro Bedoya, left, and Mexico's Andres Guardado chase a loose ball during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match. (Sept. 10, 2013)

2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier: U.S. vs. Mexico

The United States men's soccer team defeated Mexico, 2-0 in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio.

United States' Jermaine Jones celebrates after the team's
(Credit: AP / Jay LaPrete)

United States' Jermaine Jones celebrates after the team's 2-0 win over Mexico in a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio.

Mexico's Hector Herrera walks off the field after
(Credit: AP Photo Jay LaPrete)

Mexico's Hector Herrera walks off the field after the team's 2-0 loss to the United States in a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

United States' Landon Donovan, front, celebrates his goal
(Credit: AP Photo Jay LaPrete)

United States' Landon Donovan, front, celebrates his goal against Mexico during the second half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. The United States won 2-0. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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United States' Landon Donovan celebrates his goal against
(Credit: AP Photo Jay LaPrete)

United States' Landon Donovan celebrates his goal against Mexico during the second half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. The United States defeated Mexico 2-0. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

United States' Mix Diskerud, left, and Graham Zusi
(Credit: AP Photo Jay LaPrete)

United States' Mix Diskerud, left, and Graham Zusi celebrate the team's 2-0 win over Mexico in a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

United States' Landon Donovan, right, scores a goal
(Credit: AP Photo Jay LaPrete)

United States' Landon Donovan, right, scores a goal as Mexico goalkeeper Jose de Jesus Corona watches during the second half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann instructs his team
(Credit: AP Photo Jay LaPrete)

United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann instructs his team against Mexico during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

The United States' Kyle Beckerman, left, heads the
(Credit: AP Photo Jay LaPrete)

The United States' Kyle Beckerman, left, heads the ball away from Mexico's Giovani dos Santos during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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Mexico's Andres Guardado, left, kicks the ball away
(Credit: AP Photo Jay LaPrete)

Mexico's Andres Guardado, left, kicks the ball away from United States' Alejandro Bedoya during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Mexico's Hector Moreno, right, shoots the ball past
(Credit: AP Photo Jay LaPrete)

Mexico's Hector Moreno, right, shoots the ball past the United States' Jermaine Jones during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Mexico's Christian Gimenez, center, is tripped by the
(Credit: AP)

Mexico's Christian Gimenez, center, is tripped by the United States' Alejandro Bedoya, right, as Kyle Beckerman helps to defend during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match. (Sept. 10, 2013)

United States' Alejandro Bedoya, left, and Mexico's Andres
(Credit: AP)

United States' Alejandro Bedoya, left, and Mexico's Andres Guardado chase a loose ball during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match. (Sept. 10, 2013)

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