September 19, 2016
U.S. opens Hex against Mexico at MAPFRE Stadium
CHICAGO -- The U.S. national team will return to Columbus for the start of the World Cup qualifying Hexagonal, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Monday.
The U.S. will meet Mexico at MAPFRE Stadium Nov. 11 (FS1, Univision), kickoff time to be determined, site of four consecutive 2-0 U.S. victories over the Mexicans and origin of fans “Dos a Cero” chants.
"It means a lot to us to play Mexico in Columbus," U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann said in a news release. "Columbus is for us what Azteca Stadium is for them. It's a game where emotions will go through the roof, and we need to have our crowd behind us bringing their voice against our biggest rival. We know they will. Columbus will rock."