Thank you, Chile! The Mexican Under-23 Team advanced to the semifinals of the men’s soccer tournament at the Pan American Games 2023 thanks to La Roja’s 5-0 win over the Dominican Republic in the last game of the group stage.
The team led by Ricardo Cadena He did what he had to do in the morning by beating his counterpart, Uruguay. However, they will have to wait for the result of the locals because the victory of the Dominicans will eliminate them.
But those led by Eduardo Berizzo, in contrast to the older Chilean national team that did not win the South American qualifiers, dominated the tournament to its heart’s content and sought gold in front of their home crowd. With goals from César Nicolás Fuentes, Julián Alfaro, Lucas Assadi, Clemente Montes, and Alexander Aravena, La Roja won 5-0 to make it three wins in three games, with seven goals for and zero against.
Now the Chileans will face each other in second place in Group B. Meanwhile, Mexico, who have not had a good tournament since they only scored their first goal this Sunday after a 1-0 loss against Chile and a goalless draw against the Dominican Republic, will compete against Brazil.
Those led by Ramon Menezes They also finished the group stage with nine out of nine points contested, six goals scored, and none conceded, so they are a tough opponent for the team led by Ricardo Cadena.
When will Mexico play Brazil in the 2023 Pan American Games?
According to the Santiago 2023 calendar, the semi-final matches of the men’s tournament are scheduled for next Wednesday, November 1, at a time yet to be confirmed. If they win, the Tricolor gets a medal, while in defeat, they have to face the loser of the game between the United States and Chile for bronze.