Mexico hand sluggish USA heavy defeat in friendly

Mexico mauled the United States 3-0 in a friendly on Friday night for their biggest victory margin over their rivals in a decade Javier Hernndez scored after US newcomer Sergio Dest was nutmegged in the 21st minute, rick Gutirrez and Uriel Antuna added late goals and Mexico mauled the United States 3-0 in a friendly on Friday night for their biggest victory margin over their rivals in a decade. Mexico took total control of the match after an even first 20 minutes. Gutirrez scored the second goal in the 78th, a minute after entering, following a poor clearance by US goalkeeper Zack Steffen. Antuna, another late substitute, added an 82nd-minute goal on a counterattack. The Americans lost to Mexico by …

Pulisic happy with Chelsea tune-up despite defeat by Kawasaki Frontale

Brazilian striker Damiao consigned Chelsea to a 1-0 defeat in Japan as J-League side Kawasaki Frontale claimed a famous pre-season scalp Brazilian striker Damiao consigned Chelsea to a 1-0 defeat in Japan as J-League side Kawasaki Frontale claimed a famous pre-season scalp. The substitutes late effort in Yokohama settled a game into which Frank Lampards men had gradually grown, but the Premier League side, who brought Christian Pulisic on as a second-half substitute, could not make the breakthrough. A Chelsea starting lineup which included Willy Caballero, Mason Mount, Kenedy and Michy Batshuayi, struggled to break the hosts down with Pedro forcing an early save and sending another shot just over the bar before Kenedy blasted just wide from distance. However, …