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US, Mexico win groups to reach knockout round


The US and Mexico both won their groups in the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Sunday, scoring first half goals that stood as game winners and advancing to the knockout round of the tournament.

Shaquell Moore scored one of the fastest goals in national team history as the US captured Group B by holding on to beat Canada 1-0 and Luis Alfonso Rodriquez scored in the 26th minute as Mexico edged El Salvador by the same score to claim Group A. Moore, in his first internatio­nal goal, scored just 20 seconds into the contest.

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