USA vs. Mexico: Landon Donovan doubles the US lead

The United States likely put a dagger in Mexico's heart thanks to Landon Donovan's goal in the 78th minute to give the Americans a, you guessed it, 2-0 lead.

Mix Diskerud was the engine for the goal, taking a wonderful touch at the top of the box and cutting towards the touchline waiting for runs to be made at the far post. Diskerud's low cross was touched on ever so slightly by Clint Dempsey, giving Landon Donovan the time to get in position and redirect the ball into the net past a helpless Jose de Jesus Corona.

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Mexico were in serious trouble before the goal and they're probably done and dusted after the goal. For the US, they can nearly start making their travel arrangements for Brazil next summer.

There's less than 10 minutes to play in Columbus. The USA lead 2-0.

Dos a cero.

Dos a cero.

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