U.S. WNT to Play Two Matches Against Mexico
U.S. WNT to Play Two Matches Against Mexico avatar

U.S. Soccer announced today that the U.S. WNT will take on Mexico on September 18 at Sahlen’s Stadium in Rochester, NY. They will play a first match against them on Sept. 13 at a venue that is yet to be determined.

Heather O'Reilly in action for the U.S. against Mexico. (Getty Images)

Heather O’Reilly in action for the U.S. against Mexico. (Getty Images)

The two-game series will usher in the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship that will be held throughout the U.S. in Kansas City, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia. The top three finishers will earn berths to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.

This will the 29th and 30th meeting between the North American neighbors. The U.S. is 16-1-1 against the Mexicans, the single loss occurring in the semifinal of the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s Championship in Cancun. This fall Mexico will be vying for a berth to the World Cup, having last participated in 2011.

About Courtney Lambert

A competitive athlete in her college days, Courtney writes on events happening at state and local level. She has previous experience covering news and writing for the Jacksonville Times Union and graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in journalism.
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