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Sport Mexico beats Curacao 2-0 to win CONCACAF Group C

06:10  17 july  2017
06:10  17 july  2017 Source:   ap.org

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JAMAICA will tonight make changes to the team that won its opening Gold Cup game against Curacao on Sunday, hoping to counter regional kingpins Mexico in the feature Group C game at the Sport Authority in Denver, starting eight o'clock, Jamaica time.

Angel Sepulveda and Edson Alvarez scored and Mexico held on to beat Curacao 2 - 0 at the Alamodome to win Group C in the CONCACAF Gold Cup and continue its bid for a fourth championship in five years.

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Curacao 's Ayrton Statie (21) and Mexico 's Raul Lopez (17) leap for a header during a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match in San Antonio, Sunday, July 16, 2017. Angel Sepulveda and Edson Alvarez scored and Mexico held on to beat Curacao 2 - 0 on Sunday night at the Alamodome to win Group C

Mexico 's Angel Sepulveda (19) celebrates after he scored a goal against Curacao during a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match in San Antonio, Sunday. Angel Sepulveda and Edson Alvarez scored and Mexico held on to beat Curacao 2 - 0 on Sunday night at the Alamodome to win Group C

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Angel Sepulveda and Edson Alvarez scored and Mexico held on to beat Curacao 2-0 on Sunday night at the Alamodome to win Group C in the CONCACAF Gold Cup and continue its bid for a fourth championship in five years.

Mexico advanced to face Honduras in the quarterfinals Thursday night in Glendale, Arizona.

The defending champions had a surprisingly tough match against Curacao, which was competing in the Gold Cup for the first time.

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Sepulveda scored on a diving header in the 22nd minute off a cross-field assist from Raul Lopez. Alvarez scored in the 90th minute shortly after injury time was added.

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio celebrated Alvarez's goal from a suite in the Alamodome while serving the third of a six-match suspension from FIFA for his actions toward officials during a Confederations Cup match.

Jamaica beats Curacao in Gold Cup opener 2-0

  Jamaica beats Curacao in Gold Cup opener 2-0 Jamaica, runner-up in the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, opened play in this year's version of the regional championship with a 2-0 win over Curacao.Romario Williams scored from a tight angle in the 58th minute to break a scoreless tie. Je-Vaughn Watson slid a pass into the right side of the 18-yard box, and Williams dribbled forward before smashing a shot to the far side past Curacao goalie Eloy Room.

Angel Sepulveda and Edson Alvarez scored and Mexico held on to beat Curacao 2 - 0 on Sunday night at the Alamodome to win Group C in the CONCACAF Gold Cup and continue its bid for a fourth championship in five years.

Angel Sepulveda and Edson Alvarez scored and Mexico held on to beat Curacao 2 - 0 at the Alamodome to win Group C in the CONCACAF Gold Cup and continue its bid for a fourth championship in five years.

Coming off a scoreless draw against Jamaica on Thursday night in Denver, Mexico was able to overcome a gritty effort by Curacao to finish 2-0-1 in Group C.

Jamaica beat El Salvador 1-0 in the earlier match, but both advanced out of Group C based on match points.

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Mexico's one goal enough to beat woeful Honduras to semifinal spot .
El Tri didn't need much to beat a Honduran team that exits the Gold Cup without scoring a goal but still had its best performance of the tournamentPlaying a Honduras team that hadn't scored a goal in the entire tournament and made the quarterfinals by virtue of its defense and a 3-0 win awarded thanks to French Guiana's forfeit, that was enough.

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