Mexico 3-0 Argentina: Luck and good play send El Tri to the final

The Mexican National will once again dispute a FIFA U-17 World Cup Final


With quality play, but with some luck the U-17 Mexican National Team defeated their Argentine counter parts by a score of 3-0 and advanced to the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Good fortune was always with the Mexican side since the very first minutes of play when in the second minute Mexican goalkeeper Raul Gudiño stopped a penalty kick from Sebastian Driuddi who had been fouled inside of the box by Salomon Wbias.

The shock of missing an early penalty was not dealt with by the Argentineans and a few minutes later in the 5th minute gave up the opening goal to Ivan Ochoa.

In the 20th minute Ochoa would grab his brace and make the score 2-0 in favor of Mexico.

The South Americans did not help their own cause by getting a player ejected in the 30th minute for an unnecessary reckless foul in midfield by Joaquin Ibañez.

With the two goal and man advantage Mexico was able to control the game. Since Argentina had no idea how to even begin a come back, the Mexicans were able to search for the third; a goal that would come in the 86th minute of play when Marco Granados received a through ball from Omar Nicolas Govea to beat the Argentine goalkeeper Augusto Batalla to make the score 3-0.

In injury time Batalla would see a straight red card for a foul over Granados who was in a breakaway and looked like scoring the 4th goal. Batalla as a last result took the Mexican down just outside of the box and was sent off.

Mexico will now wait for the winner of the Nigeria vs Sweden match to see who will be their rival in the championship match.

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