Goal and Highlights: Mexico 1-0 Costa Rica in International Friendly Game 2021
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4:58 PM17 days ago

Great victory

With an effective second half in which they wasted several chances, Mexico took their first win of 2021 with a narrow victory over Costa Rica.
4:57 PM17 days ago

Goal México 1-0

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End game

México 1-0 Costa Rica.
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Watson made a mistake on the service cut by defender Romo.
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Five minutes were added.
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Cruz's header goes wide.
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Mexico Goal 

On a two-touch play from a corner kick, Lozano makes it 1-0.

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Álvarez could not put it inside the small area and it ended up flying away.
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Ruiz comes off and Martínez comes on for Costa Rica.

Corona replaces Corona and Álvarez comes on.

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Triple wall outside the area that ends with Lozano's shot that passes close.
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Lozano and Pineda both hit the crossbar within seconds of each other and Mexico's goal was snuffed out.
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Romo's shot from half distance goes wide.
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A pass from Orbelín that Lozano crosses to Lozano without much power, making it easy for Navas to make a save.
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Herrera and Orbelín enter. Gutiérrez and Dos Santos leave. Mexico changes.
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Ruiz's cross header goes wide. Costa Rica close.
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Venegas' free kick is deflected for a corner kick.
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Matarrita with the overflow, but the cross easily reaches the hands of Talavera.
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Lozano's long-range shot passes close to the goal.
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Sanchez's cross shot that passes through the small area and does not find a recipient.
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Corona hits it from outside the area and the ball goes wide.
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A cross to the near post is blocked by Corona.
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The second half begins.
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Change of Costa Rica. Lassiter enters and Oviedo leaves.
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Near Lozano

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México 0-0 Costa Rica

3:50 PM18 days ago

Half time

México 0-0 Costa Rica.
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Lozano's header was saved by Navas, although he had been flagged offside.
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Jesús Corona hits a first-time shot very weakly at the goalkeeper.
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Talavera was left lying on the ground and the medical team went in to attend to him.
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Ruiz doesn't shoot on goal, he wants to give the ball away and then Talavera anticipates to grab the ball.
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Costa Rica has evened the game, but there are no dangerous actions in both goals.
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Talavera had already released the ball, even though he had made the save afterwards.
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Lozano's shot from half distance goes over the top.
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Corona's overflow and Arteaga's first-time shot ends up flying over.
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Watson's header into the hands of Talavera.
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Dos Santos' free kick into the wall.
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Watson is cautioned by Costa Rica.
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Lozano's cross is cut out by the defense at the near post.
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Gutiérrez claimed a push, but the referee did not sanction anything and a corner kick was awarded.
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Mexico has started the game better, although it has not been able to be deep.
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Direct free kick by Mexico, but Moreno was ruled offside.
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The match between Mexico and Costa Rica kicks off.
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Enter the field

Mexico and Costa Rica are already on the field and their respective national anthems are already being sung.
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To minutes

The teams are about to enter, while the substitutes are already in the stands.
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Many changes

Marino made many changes for this game, although all eyes will be on what Luis Romo can do.
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They are ready

Mexico has also declared itself ready and took the opportunity to take a souvenir photo.


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They go with the black t-shirt again

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Substitutes México

Ochoa, Orozco, González, Álvarez, Gallardo, Montes, Rodríguez, Herrera, Lainez, Pineda, Álvarez.
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XI México

Talavera; Arteaga, Moreno, Salcedo, Sánchez; Romo, Dos Santos, Gutiérrez, Pizarro; Corona, Lozano.
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Match data

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For a rematch

Héctor Moreno and El Tri will be looking to put on a better soccer display compared to the narrow loss to Costa Rica.

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Declare themselves ready

Today morning was Costa Rica's last training session and they have declared themselves ready to defeat Martino for the second time.
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Mexico's arrival at the stadium

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XI Costa Rica

Navas; Fuller, Navas, Watson, Calvo; Oviedo, Cruz, Ruiz, Campbell, Sequeira; Venegas, Brown.
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Tata's respect for Costa Rica

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For the first victory

Both Mexico and Costa Rica were unable to win in their first matches and will now be looking to give their fans something to cheer about.
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Extending the streak

Mexico has not lost six games against Costa Rica in any competition.

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We start

Mexico will be looking for its first win of 2021 and this match will serve as an appetizer, because in a few months they will face Costa Rica again, but in the Nations League. We begin.
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8:35 AM18 days ago

Last games

The Aztecs have the advantage in their last five matches with a record of three wins and two draws and are still undefeated.

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How to watch Mexico vs Costa Rica Live TV and Stream

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8:25 AM18 days ago

Key player Costa Rica

If there is someone who knows how to play against Mexico, it is Joel Campbell, as he is a player of Leon and his ability to step on the opponent's area will be key throughout the 90 minutes.

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Key player Mexico

Mexico's best player now is Jesús Corona, whose overflowing runs down the flanks could be the key to generate damage in this match.

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Last lineup Costa Rica

Moreira; Oviedo, Calvo, Waston, Fuller; Sequeira, Ruiz, Tejeda, Campbell; Brown, Venegas.
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Last lineup Mexico

Ochoa; Gallardo, Salcedo, Montes, Rodriguez; Alvarez, Herrera, Corona, Pineda, Guardado; Lozano.
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Costa Rica: show signs of improvement

The Ticos did not look too bad last Saturday against Bosnia and Herzegovina, although they were held to a goalless draw. On neutral territory, they will be looking to give a blow of authority in CONCACAF.
8:00 AM18 days ago

Mexico: to put on a better show

After the defeat against Wales, Mexico will have to improve a lot on the field, especially on offense, where it was left to do its homework.
7:55 AM18 days ago

Kick-off time

The Mexico vs Costa Rica match will be played at the Stadion Wiener Neustadt, in Austria. The kick-off is scheduled at 3pm ET.
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