On the way to Tokyo, the Mexican team entered the semifinals with 9 points and became the first person in the team.
Mexico City (approximately). The under-23 national team defeated the United States 1-0 to end the first stage of the Concave Pre-Olympic Games, and entered the semi-finals with 9 points, becoming the first game of the group stage.
The people led by Jaime Lozano spent a quiet night without major complications. The highlight was goalkeeper Luis Ángel Malagón’s poor first half. Dislocation of the left elbow caused during the opening.
The injury may leave him off the court for about three months.
In the first 45 minutes, the United States did not score a goal, but Mexico sought goals three times and successfully scored at the last minute before the break.
The Americans made a mistake at the start. Andina (Uriel Antuna) snatched the ball back, drove the ball to the left, cut into the edge of the area, and scored goalkeeper David Ochoa.
For both teams, it was a weak game. Lozano kept Sebastian Cordova and Carlos Rodriguez on the bench during the game.
With tickets to the semi-finals, it will face the second-place match of the group defined between Canada, Honduras or El Salvador next Sunday. Mexico has taken another big step on its way to the Tokyo 2021 Olympics. It will be crowned in the pre-Olympic finals on Tuesday, March 30.
Lineup: Luis Ángel Malagón, Alejandro Mayorga, Jesús Esquivel, Gilberto Sepulveda (Gilberto Sepúlveda), Vladimir Roronha (Joseph Vásquez), Eric Aguirre (Erick Aguirre), Roberto Alvarado (Roberto Alvarado), Uriel Antuna ( Uriel Antuna), José Juan Macías (José Juan Macías) and Alexis Vega (Alexis Vega).
Changes: Sebastián Jurado, Malaga (Malagón), Canelo (Canelo) Macías’ Angulo,?? El Piojo’s Carlos Rodríguez? Avarado (Avarado) and Alan Mozo (Alan Mozo) starred in Antuna.