Latest Mexico National Soccer Team News

Mexico tops Martinique 3-2 to reach Gold Cup quarterfinals

Jun. 23, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mexico coach Gerardo Martino wasn't particularly pleased with his team's play Sunday night, even after it went unbeaten in CONCACAF Gold Cup group play to advance to the quarterfinals with a 3-2 win over Martinique. His team only converted three of 24 shots on goal and nearly...

Cavallini, David scores 3 goals, Canada defeats Cuba 7-0

Jun. 23, 2019 10:36 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Coach John Herdman couldn't be happier about the state of Canadian soccer. "Our Canadian football system is starting to produce players," Herdman said. "That's exciting, seeing those youngsters coming through." Canada got three goals each from 19-year-old Jonathan David and Lucas...

Antuna has hat trick, Mexico routs Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup

Jun. 16, 2019 10:37 AM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Uriel Antuna went from not even being on Mexico's roster to getting the start and scoring a hat trick. A last-minute addition to the roster, the forward scored three goals and had an assist as top-seeded Mexico cruised to a 7-0 rout over Cuba on the opening day of the CONCACAF Gold...

Martino, Mexico use shuffling roster to beat Venezuela

Jun. 5, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — For all the players absent from Mexico's national team, new coach Tata Martino may still have a roster solid enough to make a strong run in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Martino returned to Mercedes-Benz Stadium for his first game in Georgia since leading Atlanta United to the MLS Cup last season,...

US women beat Mexico 3-0 before starting title defense

May. 26, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Fans spelled out the message at the end of the national anthem, unfurling a huge banner behind the goal on the south end of Red Bull Arena: "ONE FOR ALL AND ALL FOR FOUR" it read, with a large gold star in the center. Ten prep games for the U.S. women's soccer team this year ended...

Qatari referee will work CONCACAF Gold Cup

May. 17, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — One of the 16 referees for this year's CONCACAF Gold Cup will be from Qatar, host of the 2022 World Cup. The Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean Association Football said Friday this is part of an agreement in which CONCACAF officials worked at this year's Asian Cup in...

Mexico beats US 2-1 in extra time for CONCACAF U17 title

May. 17, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Israel Luna scored the tiebreaking goal in the 108th minute, and Mexico beat the United States 2-1 in extra time Thursday night to win its fourth straight CONCACAF Under-17 Championship. Mexico has won eight CONCACAF Under-17 titles and the U.S. three, in 1983, 1992 and 2011. Costa...

Vela, Hernández left off Mexico Gold Cup roster by Martino.

May. 15, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Carlos Vela, Javier Hernández, Giovani dos Santos, Héctor Herrera and Jesús Corona were left off Mexico's preliminary roster for the CONCACAF Gold Cup by new coach Gerardo Martino. Vela's omission was the biggest surprise. He leads Major League Soccer with 12 goals for Los...