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Fabian Johnson

U.S. soccer team is fixated on beating Mexico on Saturday

U.S. soccer team is fixated on beating Mexico on Saturday

Shortly after the U.S. national soccer team convened at its Orange County hotel to begin preparing for Saturday's CONCACAF Cup game at a sold-out Rose Bowl, Coach Juergen Klinsmann called a meeting.

But unlike some previous Klinsmann addresses, which have taken on the feel of a tent revival, the message was simple this time.

Beat Mexico.

"You don't have to say much," U.S. midfielder Alejandro Bedoya said. "This game is of huge importance to both teams. But especially to us."

And especially to Klinsmann.

His team comes into the game having won only one of its last four games, with two of those results coming in the CONCACAF Gold Cup,...

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