There have been plenty of memorable moments in the rivalry between the U.S. men's national team and Mexico. Big wins, big brawls, big moments... CONCACAF's premier rivalry has always had it all. And the latest edition was no exception. Thursday night's Nations League clash was a dominant 3-0 USMNT win that will be remembered both as a beatdown and a chaotic clash that produced four red cards.
It's to be expected at this point, isn't it? When these two meet, they never fail to produce fireworks. Know who else doesn't fail to produce in these matches? Christian Pulisic, as the Man in the Mirror provided more of the same as he totally dominated El Tri yet again.
Pulisic, handed the captain's armband in this one, has made a habit of doing this to El Tri, as have the USMNT. They own this rivalry these days, and Mexico have failed to find any sort of answers to it.
It wasn't all positive for the U.S., though. Sergino Dest and Weston McKennie were both sent off in the win, although neither will be particularly blamed for the actions that earned them their red cards. Both got a bit too heated in a game that was totally out of control, and both will now miss the finale against Canada.
That's for another day, though, as are the reports that the USMNT have finally found their new (old?) head coach. This win will be one to savor, the latest and best big win in a rivalry that is as one-sided as ever.
With that in mind, GOAL breaks down the winners and losers from Thursday's match:
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