Even though both teams were already qualified for the next round of the tournament, it's pretty obvious that there's no such thing as a meaningless game or a friendly matchup every time Mexico and the USMNT face off.
Mexico and the United States hold a rich history and a tough rivalry. They're the strongest teams in the region and the . It's been like that for decades and that's not likely to change any time soon.
That's why, despite already clinching a spot in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament, Mexico and the United States had the responsibility of bringing their A-Game last night when they met at the Jalisco Stadium.
The Americans dominated the possession of the ball but couldn't do much with their chances, while El Tri showed a simple, yet effective game; leading to a beautiful goal at the 45th-minute mark from Uriel Antuna.
That would be the lone difference in the scoreboard and more than enough to help Mexico clinch the top spot in Group A ahead of the United States, the two biggest candidates to win a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics.
Mexico Edge U.S And Clinches Top Spot In CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament: Funniest Memes And Reactions
While the U23 teams will never be as popular or draw as much attention as the first team, this game still had a huge audience and a lot of repercussions on social media. Here, we'll let you know some of the best memes and reactions from Mexico's triumph.
The future is clearly bright for both of these countries. They have a couple of star-studded teams with young players developing in the best soccer tournaments in the world, and you better believe that they'll share some epic battles for the next decade or so.