The chants of “Dos a Cero” are still ringing throughout the streets of San Antonio.
Last night, the United States took down Mexico by the all too familiar scoreline in front of 65,000 screaming fans last night in the Alamodome. Despite the fact that the field was less than ideal, despite the fact that this midweek friendly fell in the heat of both the MLS and Liga MX season and despite the fact that neither country fielded a true “first team,” the game was still extremely entertaining.
Additionally, national team fans on both sides got to see some national team prospects they probably wouldn’t have seen otherwise. Klinsmann’s experimental lineup gave national team fans some important insight into the future of the national team, as American soccer fans look ahead to this summer’s Gold Cup, next summer’s Copa America and 2018’s World Cup.
Here are three things we learned from last night’s friendly.