Mbeza Bedi grabbed the decisive goal as African champions TP Mazembe booked a semi-final date with Internacional by beating Mexico's Pachuca 1-0 in Abu Dhabi.
Mexico may be USA's great rivals but the American squad features two players of Mexican descent in Francisco Torres and Herculez Gomez.
The latest video highlights on FIFA.com include the latest match action, an exclusive chat with Azzurri star Giuseppe Rossi and a preview of USA-Brazil.
FIFA.com caught up for a quick chat with coach and captain as the USA first set foot on South African soil ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup.
USA coach Bob Bradley speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about his side's start to South Africa 2010 qualifying and the FIFA Confederations Cup.