Dos a Cero – again

It’s like a ritual – one the Mexican Soccer team could just as soon do without.  Every four years El Tri heads north to take on their rivals in the US for a World Cup qualifier in Columbus, OH.  And the USA wins 2-0.  Once again last night, Team America took a few early punches before striking back with authority to score two goals.  This is the fourth straight time for this scoreline in Crew Stadium in the Hex – going back to 2001.  And it should have been 3-0, but Clint Dempsey missed a penalty in the dying moments:

“It’s this mystical thing. It’s like this ghost.  Clint missed that penalty and I feel like there was something that’s haunting (for) that to happen on purpose because just to keep that Dos a Cero.  What is that, four straight now? That’s crazy, it’s unbelievable, it’s such a weird thing, but we’ll take it any day, all day.” – US Midfielder Alejandro Bedoya


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