Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Drops 5-0 Decision to Mexico at CONCACAF Men's Under-20 Championship

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Drops 5-0 Decision to Mexico at CONCACAF Men's Under-20 Championship

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Canada falls to Mexico at U20 championship

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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Canada will have to wait for another chance to compete in the FIFA under-20 World Cup.

Ronaldo Cisneros Morell scored twice as Mexico downed Canada 5-0 on Monday at the CONCACAF men's under-20 championship, eliminating the Canadian side from advancing to the next stage of qualifiers.

Francisco Cordova Reyes started the onslaught for Mexico when he opened the scoring in the 36th minute.

"The first goal is critical in these games. Once we tried to chase the game, we got caught on the transition and that's when you are most vulnerable," said Canada coach Rob Gale.

Morell scored his goals in the 40th and 65th, and Claudio Zamudio and Eduardo Aguirre added a goal apiece late in the match.

Mexico and Honduras have two wins each and will move on from Group A while Canada and Antigua and Barbuda are both winless. …

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