El Salvador 0-2 Mexico: summary: score, goal, highlights, 2022 CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers
Mexico obtains the three points with a 2-0 win against El Salvador.
Thanks for watching the minute by minute with us! Mexico obtained the three points in the last game of this international window. 'El Tri' defeated El Salvador 2-0 and they will remain in first place in the round-robin campaign.
PENALTY against El Salvador! Raúl Jiménez makes a great run down the right flank and as he was entering the box Acosta brought him down.
Great combination between Hector Herrera and Jesús Corona inside the box. Herrera gives Corona a through ball and as was getting ready to shoot, the goalkeeper from El Salvador blocks it.
Raúl Jiménez is booked for throwing the ball away.
Alexander Larín's free kick hits the wall. What a wasted opportunity for El Salvador.
Hector Moreno is booked after a foul against Martínez.
Substitution for Mexico. 'Chaca' Rodríguez replaces Hirving Lozano.
Corner kick for El Salvador.
Nestor Araujo gets ejected after an elbow on the face to Larín.
Hector Herrera comes in and he takes Orbelín Pineda's place.
Funes Mori comes out and Raúl Jiménez takes his place.
Joaquín Rivas comes out and Walmer Martínez takes his place.
Orbelin Pineda's shot barely goes wide!
Substitution for El Salvador. Claro comes in to replace Darwin Cerén.
Jesús Corona almost scores his free-kick after the foul.
RED CARD for Jacobo! The referee books the defender from El Salvador for bringing down Rogelio Funes Mori as he was entering the box.
The second half has started at the Estadio Cuscatlán.
The first half has ended! We will be back for the second 45 minutes.
Joaquín Rivas was caught off side.
Three minutes added of stoppage time.
Isaac Portillo gets a yellow card.
Mexico wants the second one of the night! This time Hirving Lozano runs down the left flank, he cuts to his right and shoots before entering the box, but the ball barely goes wide.
GOL! GOLAZO! GOAL! Mexico scores the first one of the night! Hector Moreno's header from the corner-kick ends in the back of the net.
What a powerful shot from Carlos Rodríguez from outside the box but it was blocked by the goalkeeper from El Salvador.
Hirving Lozano gets booked after tackling Bryan Tamacas.
Now Hector Moreno goes down after a knee clash with Monterrosa and it seems like he will not be able to continue.
Alexis Vega is not able to continue and Jesús 'Tecatito' Corona takes his place.
Sebastián Córdova is getting ready to come in incase Alexis Vega is not able to continue.
Alexis Vega goes down with an apparent ankle injury.
Oswaldo Rodríguez with a header after the corner-kick from Alexis Vega and it goes barely out of bounds! Great chance for Mexico.
Corner kick for Mexico.
Enrico Dueñas receives a long ball down the left flank and he attempted a cross inside the box, but the defender from Mexico was able to clear the danger.
Alexis Vega cuts to his right and shoots from outside the box, but it was easily controlled by the goalkeeper of El Salvador.
Alexis Vega makes a cross from the left flank and Hirving Lozano was able to header the ball, but it went wide.
The game has started at the Estadio Cuscatlán!
The last game the national team from Mexico played they crushed Honduras 3-0.
The 36-year-old is considered to be amongst the best goalkeepers in the history of Mexican soccer and he will most likely make his 119th appearance on Wednesday against El Salvador at the Estadio Cuscatlán. Ochoa is also 11 games away from becoming the goalkeeper with the most appearances for the Mexican national team.
In other news from the World Cup qualifiers in CONCACAF
Honduras are experiencing their worst start in the World Cup qualifiers in CONCACAF, with no wins in the first five games. They suffered their worst defeat over the weekend against Mexico and the Soccer Federation of Honduras has decided to part ways with manager Fabián Coito for the poor results that could leave them out of Qatar 2022.
Today is the turn for the Mexican national team to play against El Salvador at the Estadio Cuscatlán on matchday 6 of the round-robin tournament. The last time ‘La Selecta’ defeated Mexico in the World Cup qualifiers was in 2009. In that game Julio Martínez and Eliseo Quintanilla scored for the home side and Cuauhtémoc Blanco scored for ‘El Tri.’
Mexico goes on the road to play against El Salvador
Welcome to our game coverage between Mexico and the national team from El Salvador. The home team need the three points to keep up their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup for the first time since 1982. They are currently in sixth place with five points and a record of 1W-2D-2L. Meanwhile, Mexico are in first place with 11 points and a record of 3W-2D-0L.