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Mexico back in the hunt
June 28th, 2013 5:38PM
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[UNDER-20 WORLD CUP] Loser of its first two games, Mexico stayed alive at the Under-20 World Cup as it beat Mali, 4-1, to take third place in Group D. Texan Uvaldo Luna's goal with five minutes remaining moved Mexico ahead of Ghana on goal difference in the third-place placings and it clinched a berth in the final 16 later in the evening when El Salvador -- third in Group C -- fell to Colombia, 3-0.

Greece and Paraguay tied, 1-1, to finish atop Group D, and the Greeks won the drawing of lots to take first place, a great performance for their first time in the U-20 finals.

El Salvador's 3-0 loss knocked it out of the U-20 World Cup, also in its first appearance on the world stage at this level.

The other two Concacaf entrants -- the USA and Cuba -- exited Turkey '13 on Thursday.

Concacaf's record at the end of the group stage: 2 wins, 1 tie, 9 losses.

GROUP A:
Friday, June 21
Spain 4 USA 1
France 3 Ghana 1
Monday, June 24
USA 1 France 1
Spain 1 Ghana 0
Thursday, June 27
Ghana 4 USA 1
Spain 2 France 1
Final Standings: Spain 9 points; France 4; Ghana 3 (5-5); USA 1.

GROUP B:
Friday, June 21
Portugal 3 Nigeria 2
South Korea 2 Cuba 1
Monday, June 24
Nigeria 3 Cuba 0
Portugal 2 South Korea 2
Thursday, June 27
Nigeria 1 South Korea 0
Portugal 5 Cuba 0
Final Standings: Portugal 7 points; Nigeria 6; South Korea 4; Cuba 0.

GROUP C:
Saturday, June 22
Colombia 1 Australia 1
Turkey 3 El Salvador 0
Tuesday, June 25
El Salvador 2 Australia 1
Turkey 0 Colombia 1
Friday, June 28
Turkey 2 Australia 1
Colombia 3 El Salvador 0
Final Standings:Colombia 7 points; Turkey 6; El Salvador 3 (2-7); Australia 1.

GROUP D:
Saturday,June 22
Greece 2 Mexico 1
Paraguay 1 Mali 1
Tuesday, June 25
Mexico 0 Paraguay 1
Mali 0 Greece 0
Friday, June 28
Mexico 4 Mali 1
Greece 1 Paraguay 1
Final Standings:Greece 5 points; Paraguay 5; Mexico 3 (4-3); Mali 2.

GROUP E:
Sunday, June 23
Chile 2 Egypt 1
England 2 Iraq 2
Wednesday, June 26
Chile 1 England 1
Iraq 2 Egypt 1
Saturday, June 29
Egypt vs. England ESPNU, WatchESPN, 2 p.m. ET
Iraq vs. Chile ESPN3, Univision Deportes, UnivisionDeportes.com, 2 p.m. ET

GROUP F:
Sunday, June 23
Croatia 1 Uruguay 0
Uzbekistan 3 New Zealand 0
Wednesday, June 26
Uruguay 2 New Zealand 0
Croatia 1 Uzbekistan 1
Saturday, June 29
Uzbekistan vs. Uruguay ESPN3, 11 a.m. ET
Croatia vs. New Zealand ESPN3, 11 a.m. ET


5 comments
  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: June 29, 2013 at 12:05 a.m.
    Yes sir, Mexico came back big. I heard they brought in a psychologist to turn mentality around. I bet nobody wants to play this team in next round after that dominant game.
  1. Aresenal Fan
    commented on: June 29, 2013 at 12:43 p.m.
    They had a great game, did what they had to do to go through, difficult path, most likely playing spain or portugal, not the easiest path....
  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: June 29, 2013 at 2:18 p.m.
    Yea but if Mexico plays like it did vs Mali they can beat anybody. Mali tied Greece, a Euro finalist. Colombia looks really good and I like their chances.
  1. Peter Skouras
    commented on: June 29, 2013 at 7:26 p.m.
    BELIEVE LUIS...YOU MUST BELIEVE!!! VAMOS MEXICO!
  1. Peter Skouras
    commented on: June 29, 2013 at 7:36 p.m.
    HEY SOCCER AMERICA...GET YOUR BUTTS OVER TO EGYPT AND IRAQ AND BRING BACK THE RESULTS REGARDING THEIR WONDERFUL FOOTBALLERS!!! I CAN GUARANTEE YOU, THERE ARE NO SOCCER CAMPS GOING ON!!! NO "SOCCER MOMS) DROPPING OFF THEIR KIDS IN THE MERCEDES AT A UC! I MEAN WHAT'S WRONG WITH THAT...WE'RE IN THE UNITED STATES!!! BUT IN THESE COUNTRIES, PLAYERS LEARN HOW TO PLAY A 1-2 WITH A CURB!!! EGYPT, "DESTROYED" ENGLAND TODAY...ABSOLUTELY SCHOOLED THE BRITS! YES, ENGLAND WERE COMPETITIVE ( I MEAN COME ON) BUT THE EGYPTIANS WERE MARVELOUS!!!

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