The United States' historic 0-0 draw at the Estadio Azteca wasn't the only thing going on in CONCACAF qualifying on Tuesday, with FC Dallas striker Blas Pérez netting in Panama's 2-0 home win over Honduras. D.C. United midfielder Marcos Sánchez, along with Pérez, went the full 90 for Panama, while Víctor Bernárdez (San Jose), Mario Martínez (Seattle), Boniek García (Houston) and Jerry Bengtson (New England) all featured for Honduras.
In the other CONCACAF game, Costa Rica scored a 2-0 win over visiting Jamaica. Álvaro Saborío was the lone MLS man in the Costa Rica lineup, though former Chivas USA defender Michael Umaña opened the scoring for the Ticos. Portland's Donovan Ricketts featured in goal for the Reggae Boyz while Houston's Jermaine Taylor went the full 90 in the center of defense.
In the Asian Football Confederation qualification stage, Tim Cahill of the New York Red Bulls helped Australia narrowly avoid an upset at the hands of Oman, scoring one and pacing his side to a last-gasp 2-2 draw in Sydney against the Middle Eastern minnows.
The Socceroos are tied with Oman in Group B of Asian qualifying with six points through five games, five points behind group leaders Japan and one behind Jordan. The top two teams in each group qualify for the World Cup, while the third-place teams meet in a two-game playoff for the right to play a winner-take-all playoff against a South American team.
Meanwhile, in UEFA qualifying, Chicago Fire midfielder Joel Lindpere came on in the 55th minute and tallied a goal en route to Estonia's 2-0 win over Andorra in Group 4. Estonia still trail the group-leading Netherlands by 10 points.
Costa Rica - won 2-0 vs. Jamaica, World Cup qualifier
Álvaro Saborío (RSL) Started, played 90 minutes
Jairo Arrieta (CLB) Dressed, did not play
Roy Miller (NY) Did not dress
Jamaica - lost 2-0 at Costa Rica, World Cup qualifier
Donovan Ricketts (POR) Started, played 90 minutes, conceded two goals
Jermaine Taylor (HOU) Started, played 90 minutes, yellow card
Ryan Johnson (HOU) Dressed, did not play
Panama - won 2-0 vs. Honduras, World Cup qualifier
Blas Pérez (DAL) Started, played 90 minutes, scored one goal
Marcos Sánchez (DC) Started, played 90 minutes
Honduras - lost 2-0 at Panama, World Cup qualifier
Víctor Bernández (SJ) Started, played 90 minutes
Boniek García (HOU) Started, played 90 minutes
Mario Martínez (SEA) Started, played 90 minutes
Jerry Bengtson (NE) Started, played 83 minutes
Australia - drew 2-2 vs. Oman, World Cup qualifier
Tim Cahill (NY) Started, played 90 minutes, scored one goal
Estonia - won 2-0 vs. Andorra, World Cup qualifier
Joel Lindpere (CHI) Entered as a 55th-minute sub, scored one goal
Scotland - lost 2-0 vs. Serbia, World Cup qualifier
Kenny Miller (VAN) Entered as an 89th-minute sub
Ireland - drew 2-2 vs. Austria, World Cup qualifier
Robbie Keane (LA) Did not dress
Darren O'Dea (TOR) Dressed, did not play
United States - drew 0-0 at Mexico, World Cup qualifier
Matt Besler (SKC) Started, played 90 minutes
Omar Gonzalez (LA) Started, played 90 minutes
Graham Zusi (SKC) Started, played 82 minutes
Brad Davis (HOU) Entered as 71st-minute sub
Eddie Johnson (SEA) Entered as 35th-minute sub
Nick Rimando (RSL) Dressed, did not play
Sean Johnson (CHI) Dressed, did not play
Tony Beltran (RSL) Dressed, did not play
Justin Morrow (SJ) Dressed, did not play
Kyle Beckerman (RSL) Dressed, did not play