Confederations Cup

Mexico edge Japan

2013-06-23 10:22
CONFED Cup (File)

Belo Horizonte - Javier Hernandez scored two headers and missed a stoppage time penalty as Mexico notched a 2-1 consolation win over Japan which sent their opponents home pointless from the Confederations Cup on Saturday.

Hernandez, who scored all three of Mexico's goals at the tournament, put his side ahead in the 54th minute when he met Andres Guardado's cross with a perfectly timed run and placed his header past Eiji Kawashima.

 

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