United States Pasadena Tickets
The United States mens national soccer team will host the Mexican national team at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, in a playoff to decide who will occupy the lone berth from the CONCACAF region to participate in the Confederations Cup. Although the US won the 2013 Gold Cup, they faltered in the semis in the 2015 Gold Cup. This prevented their automatic qualification for the Confederations Cup. Mexico on the other hand, won the 2015 Gold Cup and earned the right to challenge USA for a place in the Confederations Cup. Get United States Pasadena tickets and watch the intense fixture between the two teams as they give it their best to come out on top as the victor.
The United States and Mexico have pieced together quite an interesting history together in the CONCACAF region, having faced each other many times in the past. Mexico has traditionally been the stronger of the two sides, having won the majority of the encounters. To be precise, in their sixty five meetings, which date back to 1934, the Mexican soccer team has won thirty three matches while the USMNT has won fourteen times. However since the nineties the United States has seen a sharp increase in soccer and it has reflected in their performance as well. Since the start of the two thousands, the US has been largely victorious. The head to head score reflects thirteen wins in favor of the stars and stripes and five wins for their neighbors.
The Right to the Lone CONCACAF Berth
The two dominant teams of the CONCACAF region, United States and Mexico, will go head to head again, but this time the stakes will be higher. The winning teams earns a berth in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup to be held in Russia. The Confederations Cup apart from being a prestigious tournament allows teams to sum up their opposition and see where they stand a year before the FIFA World Cup. Mexico is the only team from the CONCACAF to have won the Confederations Cup. They achieved the feat in 1999, when they hosted the Cup. The US will surely be looking to get their name in the list of Cup winners as well. Get United States Pasadena tickets and find out if they will be successful in doing so.