In 1992, Mexico hosted the USA at the Estadio Azulgrana (current home of Cruz Azul) in the opening game of the final round of Concacaf qualifying for the Barcelona Olympics.
Alexi Lalas tripped Manuel Vidrio in the penalty area for the penalty converted by Pedro Pineda.
UCLA teammates Chris Henderson and Mike Lapper responded to give the USA the win. Another Bruin, Brad Friedel, had an outstanding game in goal.
Factors that helped the Yanks: pre-game rains had cleared smog and cooled temperatures.
U.S. lineup -- Friedel, Rast, Lalas, Lapper, Imler, Burns, Henderson, Reyna, Jones (Allnutt), Washington, Snow. Coach: Lothar Osiander.