US, Mexico to renew rivalry Aug. 15 in Mexico City

The United States will face rival Mexico on Aug. 15 in Mexico

City, the first friendly between them on Mexican soil in nearly 18


The Americans are still seeking their first win south of the

border since the first match in 1934.

Mexico has won 23 of 24 home matches, with one draw, on its home

turf, most recently earning a pair of 2-1 victories in World Cup

qualifying in 2005 and 2009.

The last time the U.S. played a friendly in Mexico, the hosts

won 2-1 in October 1984.