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Orozco joins USA's Elite 5
by Mike Woitalla, August 16th, 2012 2:27AM

TAGS:  men's national team, mexico


[MEXICO-USA] The USA's friendly against Mexico on Wednesday marked their 10th encounter at Azteca Stadium. Michael Orozco Fiscal, who scored the goal that gave the USA its first-ever triumph on Mexican soil, became only the fifth American to score against El Tri at Azteca.

Before the USA’s friendly on Wednesday at Azteca, the USA lost eight of its games against Mexico at Azteca, and pulled off a scoreless tie with the Steve Sampson-coached team in 1997.

Orozco was preceded by Willy Roy (1972), Ricky Davis (1980), Eddie Lewis (2005) and Charlie Davies (2009). (Desmond Armstrong scored an own goal for Mexico in the 1993 Gold Cup.)
Sept. 3, 1972 (World Cup qualifier)
Mexico 3 (Victorino, Borja, Bustos) USA 1 (Roy)

Aug. 25, 1975 (Friendly)
Mexico 2 (Borja, Delgado) USA 0

Nov. 9, 1980 (World Cup qualifier)
Mexico 5 (Camacho 2, Hugo Sanchez, Mendizábal Gonzalez) USA 1 (Davis)

July 25, 1993 (Gold Cup final)
Mexico 4 (Ambriz, Zaguinho, Cantu, own goal, Armstrong) USA 0.

Nov. 2, 1997 (World Cup qualifier)
Mexico 0 USA 0

July 1, 1999 (Confederations Cup semifinal)
Mexico 1 (Blanco) USA 0 (OT)

July 1, 2001 (World Cup qualifier)
Mexico 1 (Borgetti) USA 0

March 27, 2005 (World Cup qualifier)
Mexico 2 (Borgetti, Sinha) USA 1 (Lewis)

Aug. 12, 2009 (World Cup qualifier)
Mexico 2 (Castro, Sabah) USA 1 (Davies)

Aug. 13 (Friendly)
Mexico 0 USA 1 (Orozco Fiscal)

  1. Don Wishon
    commented on: August 16, 2012 at 9:14 a.m.
    U.S. Goal Scorers in Mexico, including games not at Azteca: •Sept. 12, 1937 – L 2-7 (Alexander Rae, John McEwan) at Mexico City, Mexico •Sept. 19, 1937 – L 3-7 (George Nemchick, Rae, McEwan) at Mexico City, Mexico •Sept. 26, 1937 – L 1-5 (Rae) at Mexico City, Mexico •Sept. 18, 1949 – L 2-6 (Ben Wattman, John Souza) at Mexico City, Mexico •Jan. 14, 1954 – L 1-3 (William Looby) at Mexico City, Mexico •Sept. 3, 1972 – L 1-3 (Willie Roy) at Mexico City, Mexico •Sept. 5, 1974 – L 1-3 (Dennis Vaninger) at Monterrey, Mexico •Nov. 9, 1980 – L 1-5 (Rick Davis) at Mexico City, Mexico •Oct. 17, 1984 – L 1-2 (Perry Van der Beck) at Mexico City, Mexico •March 27, 2005 – L 1-2 (Eddie Lewis) at Mexico City, Mexico •Aug. 12, 2009 – L 1-2 (Charlie Davies) at Mexico City, Mexico
  1. Don Wishon
    commented on: August 16, 2012 at 9:17 a.m.
    Here is my cousin, Perry Van der Beck's goal back in 1984:

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