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'Ashamed' Mexico risk missing World Cup

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Mexico is wrestling with the humiliating prospect of missing football's World Cup finals for the first time in a quarter century with only two qualifiers left to reverse its fortunes. 

Javier Hernandez (L) of Mexico works for the ball against Jermaine Jones (C) and Kyle Beckerman of the USA during the first half of their Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on September 10, 2013.

The crisis is so bad that the Mexican football federation is considering whether to name the national team's third manager in just four days. And the media has shown little love for the players after "El Tri" lost 2-0 to their bitter rivals the United States in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday.

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