CARSON, Calif. -- Raul Lopez Gomez scored on a penalty in the 74th minute and defending Olympic champion Mexico beat Haiti 1-0 on Sunday night to wrap up a spot in the semifinals in CONCACAF qualifying for the 2016 Rio Games.
The penalty was given when Severe Verilus tripped up Erick Gutierrez as the Mexico player tried to reach a through ball near the edge box.
Haiti goalkeeper Luis Valendi Odelus kept his side in the game with outstanding saves, but there was to be no equaliser.
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CARSON, Calif. -- Marco Bueno scored twice as defending Olympic champion Mexico beat Costa Rica 4-0 on Friday night in their Group B opener in CONCACAF qualifying for the 2016 Rio Games.
Bueno opened the scoring in the 19th minute, Costa Rica's William Fernandez Gonzalez had an own goal in first-half stoppage time, Bueno connected again in the 77th, and Erick Torres added a goal in the 88th.
Seeking its 11th berth in the Olympics, Mexico will play Haiti on Sunday in Carson and finish group play...
Neymar scored twice as a substitute as Brazil controlled the United States in a 4-1 win in a friendly on Tuesday in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
Brazil opened the scoring in the ninth minute when Willian ran past Alejandro Bedoya to the touchline. His high cross came off the inside of the far post before falling right into the path of Hulk, who fired into the back of the net.
Neymar made an immediate impact for Brazil when he came on at half-time, drawing a foul from Geoff Cameron in the box and slamming...
A virtuoso performance from Sergio Aguero led Argentina to a 7-0 friendly win over Bolivia in Houston.
The Manchester City forward is recognised as one of the world's premier goalscorers and a pair of deft finishes were in keeping with that reputation.
But unusually, it was his creativity that stood out with wonderful passes for both of strike partner Ezequiel Lavezzi's first-half goals as Gerardo Martino's side led 3-0 at the break.
Aguero scored his second and substitute Lionel Messi also got...