Carlos Tevez scored a brace and Gonzalo Higuain added another goal as Argentina crushed Mexico 3-1 to advance to the World Cup quarterfinals.
Uruguay beat Mexico 1-0 to finish top of Group A and advance to the last 16 of the tournament.
Mexico pulled off an amazing 2-0 win over France, thanks to goals from Javier Hernandez and Cuauhtemoc Blanco. The result leaves El Tri on four points, alongside Uruguay, while les Bleus must hope for a miracle when they meet South Africa to progress to the knockout stage.
South Africa opened the World Cup with a 1-1 stalemate against Mexico. Bafana Bafana’s Siphiwe Tshabalala scored the first goal of the tournament early in the second half but Mexico’s Rafael Marquez leveled the scores with 11 minutes left.
A first-half goal by Carlos Vela and another by Alberto Medina in the final 10 minutes led Mexico to a 2-1 win over Italy Thursday night.
The Netherlands (Holland) national football team takes on Mexico this evening at Badenova-Stadion in Freiburg, Germany in a friendly match in preparation for next month’s World Cup in South Africa.
United States President Barack Obama ordered an additional 1200 National Guard troops to help man the border between the country and neighbor Mexico.