Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 3/25/13
Mexico will be looking to get their World Cup qualifying campaign up and running at the third time of asking when they take on the United States on Tuesday. Back-to-back draws against Jamaica and Honduras have caused concern in the Mexican camp as they chase one of three automatic qualifying places for next summer's finals in Brazil. Coach Jose Manuel de la Torre has urged his players not to be discouraged by the results, however. "We must keep working hard on improving everything, technically, tactically, mentally... everything," he said. The United States lost to table-toppers Honduras in their opening qualifier but beat Costa Rica last Friday in a snowy encounter in Denver, which prompted an official complaint from the visitors over the conditions. However, coach Jurgen Klinsmann is now solely focused on Mexico and said: "We respect them a lot but don't fear them. "They know they must gain the three points but we must too." Honduras, who top the standings by a point over t...
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