CARSON, Calif. -- Marco Bueno scored twice as defending Olympic champion Mexico beat Costa Rica 4-0 on Friday night in their Group B opener in CONCACAF qualifying for the 2016 Rio Games.
Bueno opened the scoring in the 19th minute, Costa Rica's William Fernandez Gonzalez had an own goal in first-half stoppage time, Bueno connected again in the 77th, and Erick Torres added a goal in the 88th.
Seeking its 11th berth in the Olympics, Mexico will play Haiti on Sunday in Carson and finish group play...
BERN, Switzerland -- Switzerland's justice ministry has granted an American request to extradite former Costa Rican football federation president Eduardo Li in the FIFA bribery case.
Li was ousted from the FIFA executive committee after being arrested on May 27 in a dawn raid at a luxury hotel in Zurich, two days before the FIFA presidential election.
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The Swiss ministry says Li "is accused of taking bribes in connection with the sale of marketing rights for World Cup 2018 qualifiers to a U.S. sports...
Neymar scored twice as a substitute as Brazil controlled the United States in a 4-1 win in a friendly on Tuesday in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
Brazil opened the scoring in the ninth minute when Willian ran past Alejandro Bedoya to the touchline. His high cross came off the inside of the far post before falling right into the path of Hulk, who fired into the back of the net.
Neymar made an immediate impact for Brazil when he came on at half-time, drawing a foul from Geoff Cameron in the box and slamming...
Brazil beat Costa Rica 1-0 in New Jersey in their first game since the Copa America.
Hulk scored the only goal in the 10th minute of a game the Selecao dominated at Red Bull Arena.
But despite having by far the greater share of the chances, the scoreline was not one to greatly lift Brazil after their disappointing quarter-final defeat to Paraguay in the summer's continental competition.
And their failure to build on their early lead was almost punished, with Costa Rica - under new coach Oscar Ramirez,...