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Mexico opens Herrera era with 4-2 win
October 31st, 2013 1:19AM
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[WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Mexico won its first game under Miguel Herrera -- its fourth coach in five games -- with a 4-2 win over Finland in a friendly played in San Diego to prepare El Tri for its two-game series against New Zealand in the intercontinental playoffs for the 2014 World Cup.

Herrera was brought in on loan from Club America and started seven America players against Finland -- Moises Munoz, Juan Carlos Valenzuela, Francisco Rodriguez, Paul Aguilar, Miguel Layun, Juan Carlos Medina and Raul Jimenez -- but two Leon players put El Tri ahead.

Former New York Red BullRafael Marquez put Mexico ahead with a header in the 10th minute, and Leon teammate Carlos Pena made it 2-0 in the 24th minute.

Playing without its foreign-based players, Finland pulled to within 2-1 and 3-2 before an own goal made the final score 4-2.

The game drew an announced crowd of 24,732.



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