Mexico knocks off Brazil in 12-round shootout
[UNDER-17 WORLD CUP] Mexico, winner of the 2011 Under-17 World Cup, has come back from a 6-1 loss in its opening game to reach the semifinals of the 2013
tournament in the United Arab Emirates with a 12-round shootout win over Brazil, which went into the game at Dubai’s Rashid Stadium with a perfect record. Honduras could not hold on to a
halftime lead and fell to Sweden, 2-1.
The Mexico-Brazil game was fourth meeting between the two nations in the Under-17 World Cup and the goals didn't come until the last 10 minutes when
Ivan Ochoa scored for Mexico and Nathan, Brazil’s playmaker, equalized five minutes later.
goalkeeper Raul Gudino was the hero in the shootout, stopping Gabriel's shot after captain Ulises Rivas had his saved by Marcos.
On his second penalty, Mosquito’s shot was saved by Gudino and Alejandro Diaz scored for the 11-10 Mexico win.
Honduras, which knocked the USA out of the tournament in qualifying, led on Brayan
Velasquez's well-taken goal, but the Catrachos' lead evaporated after the break on goals by Erdal Rakip and Valmir
Saturday's quarterfinals: Argentina vs. Ivory Coast and Uruguay vs. Nigeria.
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