Californian Julio Morales scores Mexico winner

[INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL ESPOIRS] American-born Julio Morales, who plays for Chivas USA, scored in the 27th minute to lead Mexico's under-20 national team to a 2-0 win over Nigeria at the International Festival Espoirs in France.

Morales opened the scoring in the 27th minute, and Javier Abella added an insurance goal for the national champions at the Stade Perruc in Hyeres on Wednesday.

Two other Americans -- goalie Richard Sanchez, who will move to Tigres from FC Dallas, and forward Uvaldo Luna -- started for the Tri.

Mexico returns to action on Friday against Brazil (kickoff: 1:30 pm ET).

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