Mexico and Bosnia-Herzegovina have invaded Chicago...but only to play an international friendly at Soldier Field.
El Tri are riding momentum from a 2-0 victory over Wales in their first of three US-based friendlies. A date with Brazil at Cowboys Stadium looms and Mexico just watched the A Seleção dominate the Americans last night.
Bosnia, on the other hand, barely missed out on qualifying for Euro 2012 and are extremely disappointed. They come into Chicago on the heels of a 1-0 loss to Ireland and look to snap that hangover here.
The two countries aren't strangers, they meet a year ago, and Mexico came out on top.
Where: Solider Field, Chicago, Illinois
When: Thursday, May 31 -- 9 PM ET
Watch: Univision (US)
Live Stream: Not Availablie
Key Matchup: Mexican Attack vs. Bosnian Defense
Aldo de Nigris scored both goals in Mexico's last outing. El Tri is likely to rest Manchester United star Chicharito, and they are without Oribe Peralta, whose 15 goals helped Santos Laguna win the 2012 Mexican Clausura.
All eyes will be on de Nigris again when they attack a Bosnian defense that gave up a goal against an Ireland that was preparing for the Euro Cup.
We'll see Bosnia mount somewhat of an attack with Manchester City star Edin Dzeko leading the way, but his opportunities will be limited if the Mexicans play their game.
With Brazil on the doorstep, and make no mistake about it Mexico wants to win that game terribly, they'll be out tonight to test everything they've got.
Bosnia gave up two goals the last time these two teams met and they'll likely be defeated again tonight.
Prediction: Mexico 3, Bosnia 1
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