World Cup qualifying news

Draw due for U.S. vs. Mexico tickets

July 5, 2013
By Associated Press
CHICAGO -- Tickets for the U.S. men's World Cup qualifier against Mexico will be distributed through a random draw because of high interest in the Sept. 10 match in Columbus, Ohio.

U.S.-Mexico is always a big draw, with more than 93,000 turning out for a match at the Rose Bowl during the Gold Cup in 2011. Because Columbus Crew Stadium only seats 22,000, U.S. Soccer was concerned fans would get shut out of tickets if the normal distribution system was used. The draw, which will be held ...

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