The U-23 Mexican National Team began its journey in the Maurice Revello Tournament and fortunately for the team managed to get the last-minute victory against a team armed at the last minute with pieces from the Mediterranean, with a final score of 2-1.
The first thing to keep in mind is that El Tri would face Togo, but the African team withdrew from the competition due to financial problems. As a result, the Selection made up of various players from the Mediterranean, was the rival that the Aztec team defeated.
During the first half there were few arrivals from both teams, since intensity and friction were the main protagonists. However, for the second half, at minute 48, the Mexican team managed to open the scoring.
Thanks to a great filtered pass, Andres Montano, a Mazatlan player, found Pablo Monroy, who defined with his left foot for the first goal of the game, which meant the first for the national team in the tournament that helps us to to see the stars of the future.
However, the joy did not last long, because at 57′ came the equalizing goal for the Mediterranean team. The play came after a rebound off the flag from the corner kick, which helped to recover the ball, and started the play that equalized the score after a counter that came to Jores Rahou, born in France, who scored diagonally so that it will simply be pushed by Enzo Lasne.
In an agonizing manner and in the last seconds of the game, at minute 90+4′, Benjamin Galdames, from Union Espanola de Chile, dared, overflowed and put a cross to the far post so that the Necaxa player, Heriberto Jurado, managed to define in two times to seal the triumph of Mexico.
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The Mexico Under-23 National Team is first in Group B, with three points. In the other game in the same sector, Qatar defeated Australia in a penalty shootout, which is why they are second, goal difference. The next duel for the Mexicans will be against their similar Qatari this Friday, June 9.