CARSON, Calif. -- Raul Lopez Gomez scored on a penalty in the 74th minute and defending Olympic champion Mexico beat Haiti 1-0 on Sunday night to wrap up a spot in the semifinals in CONCACAF qualifying for the 2016 Rio Games.
The penalty was given when Severe Verilus tripped up Erick Gutierrez as the Mexico player tried to reach a through ball near the edge box.
Haiti goalkeeper Luis Valendi Odelus kept his side in the game with outstanding saves, but there was to be no equaliser.
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Everything went splendidly for the United States in its Olympic qualifying match against Cuba until the final minutes, when Marc Pelosi went down in a collision and clutched his shin.
For a moment, coach Andi Herzog feared the talented midfielder had broken his leg again.
It turned out the budding San Jose Earthquakes star merely sustained a deep gash, one that should not keep him out too long. Good thing for the Americans, whose 6-1 victory over a depleted Cuba squad Saturday...