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Brazil 2-0 Mexico: Brazil start strongly but fade

June 20, 2013
Brazil 2-0 Mexico: Brazil start strongly but fade

The opening suggested Brazil would win comfortably – but they spent the majority of the second half clinging onto a one-goal lead. Luiz Felipe Scolari kept the same XI that defeated Japan in the opening game. On the right flank, Jose Manuel de la Torre stuck with the duo that ended the defeat to Italy –...
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Posted in Confederations Cup 2013 | 6 Comments »

Italy 2-1 Mexico: Italy excel down the left flank

June 18, 2013
Italy 2-1 Mexico: Italy excel down the left flank

Italy dominated for the majority of the match, and Mario Balotelli was a fitting matchwinner. Cesare Prandelli selected a 4-3-2-1 system, using Juventus duo Claudio Marchisio and Emanuele Giaccherini behind lone striker Balotelli. Mexico coach Jose Manuel de la Torre used a standard 4-2-3-1 system, playing Giovani dos Santos behind Javier Hernandez. Mexico had some bright moments,...
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Chile 2-1 Mexico: Borghi’s change in formation prompts Chile’s comeback

July 6, 2011
Chile 2-1 Mexico: Borghi’s change in formation prompts Chile’s comeback

Chile recovered from 1-0 down to record a 2-1 victory in an excellent contest.
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Posted in Copa America 2011 | 12 Comments »

Mexico 4-2 United States: Mexico go 2-0 down but recover to win a brilliant final

June 26, 2011
Mexico 4-2 United States: Mexico go 2-0 down but recover to win a brilliant final

Mexico retained the Gold Cup after an open, attack-minded game.
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Posted in Gold Cup 2011 | 75 Comments »

Mexico 2-0 Honduras: extra time win for Mexico

June 24, 2011
Mexico 2-0 Honduras: extra time win for Mexico

Two extra time goals from set-pieces set up another US v Mexico Gold Cup final.
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Posted in Gold Cup 2011 | 28 Comments »