1991 marked the turning point for the U.S.

February 4, 2008
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
Up until 1991, about the only thing the United States had won in its soccer battles with Mexico was a couple of coin flips. Yes, there was that epic World Cup qualifier the Yanks won in 1934, which we all remember so well. Then there was the Americans' 2-1 victory during qualifying for the 1982 World Cup, a win tempered by the fact that Mexico's advancement and the Yanks' elimination already had been assured prior to kickoff. All told, the Americans' record against their southern neighbors was a ...

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