Mexico advances to CONCACAF Gold Cup quarters - NBC Sports

Mexico advances to CONCACAF Gold Cup quarters
July 17, 2013, 1:00 pm

DENVER (AP) - Marco Fabian and Luis Montes scored goals 13 minutes apart in the first half and Mexico defeated Martinique 3-1 in the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Sunday.

Miguel Ponce scored for Mexico in the 90th minute to secure the win.

Mexico, the two-time defending tournament champions, moved to the quarterfinals after losing its first game of pool play to Panama.

Mexico (2-1-0, Pool A) beat Canada 2-0 on Thursday and clinched second place behind Panama and secured a berth in the next round with Sunday's win.

Kevin Parsemain scored for Martinique, which lost its final two games of the tournament after opening with a 1-0 win over Canada on Saturday. Martinique finished pool play 1-2-0.



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