Mexico to arrive in Columbus earlier

January 27, 2009
By Doug McIntyre
Mexico's national team will arrive in Columbus, Ohio, two days earlier than usual in an attempt to get acclimated to the cold weather expected for its World Cup qualifying match against the United States on Feb. 11 (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2), ESPNSoccernet has learned.

The Mexican delegation typically travels 1½ days before international game days. For a Wednesday game, they would normally touch down in the host city on Monday night.

However, ahead of the high-profile tilt against ...

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