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U.S. Cup spot in jeopardy after upset

Updated: November 6, 2010, 8:40 PM ET
Associated Press

CANCUN, Mexico -- The United States is in danger of missing next year's Women's World Cup following one of the biggest upsets in the sport's history, a 2-1 defeat to Mexico on Friday night in the semifinals of qualifying in the North and Central American and Caribbean region.

The Americans, the 1991 and 1999 champions and the defending Olympic gold medalists, must beat Costa Rica on Monday in the third-place CONCACAF playoff, then win a home-and-home, total-goals playoff with Italy, the ...

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