Mexico's national team retained its never defeated at home by the U.S title on Wednesday beating the American national team 2 to 1 in front of 100,000 at the packed Azteca stadium in Mexico City.
With the Mexican team recording its second victory over the United States in less than one month with coach Javier Aguirre, the crowd gathered at the stadium was overwhelmed, chanting and celebrating the team that kept its reason to be proud at home.
At the 82nd minute Miguel Sabah sealed Mexico's victory, awarding the team the 3 points it needs to qualify for the Concacaf regional qualifying division for the World Cup. Charlie Davies scored the first goal of the game outside the Mexico box just 8 minutes after the game kicked off and at the 20th minute, Israel Castro tied the game 1 to 1 with a long strike directed down into the goal.
Mexico is now third in the standings for qualifying with 9 points. Costa Rica is first place with 12 points, the U.S. second with 10 points and Honduras is number four and will enter a playoff with a team from South Africa. Only the top three will make it to the World Cup in South Africa next year.