Number of times the USA has played Mexico going into Wednesday's 2010 World Cup qualifier: 29 Mexico wins; 14 USA wins; 11 ties.
Number of U.S. wins over Mexico in 21 games from 1937 to 1980. (Mexico outscored the USA 90-20 in those games.)
The USA's unbeaten streak against Mexico on U.S. soil since 2000 (8 wins, 2 ties, while outscoring Mexico 17-3).
Number of times the USA has beaten El Tri on Mexican soil.
USA's undefeated streak at home against Concacaf opponents - the last loss coming in 2001 (1-3, to Honduras in World Cup qualifying).
Number U.S. players on Wednesday's roster who have scored against Mexico: Landon Donovan (4), Jozy Altidore, DaMarcus Beasley, Frankie Hejduk (2) and Oguchi Onyewu.
Number Mexico players on Wednesday's roster who have scored against the USA: Antonio Naelson.
Average age of U.S. players. (Oldest: Frankie Hejduk, 34; youngest: Jozy Altidore, 19)
Average number of caps for U.S. squad. (Most: Landon Donovan, 105; least Robbie Rogers 1).
Minutes it took to sell out Columbus Crew Stadium (20,000) after public sale opened.
Number of U.S. states represented by fans who bought tickets for game.