BY THE NUMBERS: USA mighty at home

[USA-MEXICO] For key stats on Wednesday's Hexagonal opener ...

54
Number of times the USA has played Mexico going into Wednesday's 2010 World Cup qualifier: 29 Mexico wins; 14 USA wins; 11 ties.

0
Number of U.S. wins over Mexico in 21 games from 1937 to 1980. (Mexico outscored the USA 90-20 in those games.)

10
The USA's unbeaten streak against Mexico on U.S. soil since 2000 (8 wins, 2 ties, while outscoring Mexico 17-3).

0
Number of times the USA has beaten El Tri on Mexican soil.

50
USA's undefeated streak at home against Concacaf opponents - the last loss coming in 2001 (1-3, to Honduras in World Cup qualifying).

5
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.

1
Number Mexico players on Wednesday's roster who have scored against the USA: Antonio Naelson.

25
Average age of U.S. players. (Oldest: Frankie Hejduk, 34; youngest: Jozy Altidore, 19)

31
Average number of caps for U.S. squad. (Most: Landon Donovan, 105; least Robbie Rogers 1).

90
Minutes it took to sell out Columbus Crew Stadium (20,000) after public sale opened.

43
Number of U.S. states represented by fans who bought tickets for game.

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