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

06:10  17 july  2017
06:10  17 july  2017 Source:   Associated Press

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The Reggae Boyz of Jamaica has kicked off their CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign with a 2 - 0 win over Curacao last night in San Diego. In the other game in Group C El Tri of Mexico defeated El Salvador 3-1.

In Group B, the USA was cruising to a multi-goal win until Martinique scored twice to tie the match; USMNT Curacao 0 - 2 El Salvador. Rodolfo Zelaya picked a good time to remind CONCACAF For Mexico , the draw is disappointing but hardly catastrophic. El Tri will still expect to beat Curacao in its

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Defending champions Mexico and Jamaica played out a dour goalless draw at the CONCACAF Much was expected of the Group C clash on Thursday – a repeat of the 2015 Gold Cup final which Mexico won 3-1 four points after two matches, a point clear of El Salvador, who beat Curacao 2 - 0 .

Curacao won the Caribbean title, but a re-tooled Reggae Boyz avenged that loss with a hard-fought win in San Diego. Group C is back in action on July 13 in Denver. El Salvador and Curacao will play first, followed by Jamaica and Mexico .

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.

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Defending champions Mexico and Jamaica played out a dour goalless draw at the CONCACAF Much was expected of the Group C clash on Thursday – a repeat of the 2015 Gold Cup final which Mexico won 3-1 four points after two matches, a point clear of El Salvador, who beat Curacao 2 - 0 .

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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