Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Mexico defender Rafael Marquez, left, clears the ball away from Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic during the second half of Mexico’s 3-1 win Monday in a World Cup match at Pernambuco Arena in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. USA TODAY Sports

World Cup: Mexico outduels Croatia in 2nd-half flourish to reach knockout stage

Email

By Toby Davis

Reuters

RECIFE, Brazil — Mexico reached the World Cup last 16 with a near-perfect display of counter-attacking football as Javier Hernandez provided the spark for a 3-1 win over Croatia on Monday that left them as Group A runners-up.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call 320-214-4364 and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness