The Maori All Blacks had played the United States three times before today, winning all three including a 74-6 trashing in 2006 - their largest test win.
This afternoon was no different as they ran riot of the USA Eagles in a resounding 54-7 win in Chicago.
With the services of four All Blacks - Elliot Dixon, Tawera Kerr-Barlow, Rieko Ioane and Damian McKenzie - it was not a matter of if, but by how much.
In the end, the Eagles inability to pick any of their European players showed as they struggled to keep up with the pace of the Maori All Blacks.
Here's how it all unfolded.