Javier Hernandez scored and Jose Corona stopped a penalty as Mexico defeated Ecuador 1-0 in a friendly in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Hernandez provided the only goal of the game in the 14th minute when he cut inside and curled in a shot from the top of the 18-yard box.
Corona made a number of key saves, but none was bigger than his penalty save on Miller Bolanos in the 73rd minute.
Diego Reyes clattered into Angel Mena in the box, but Bolanos could not convert as Corona dived to his right.
WASHINGTON -- Ever Banega scored on a deflected shot, Federico Mancuello added a late goal and Argentina beat El Salvador 2-0 in a friendly on Saturday.
Argentina played a lacklustre game without star Lionel Messi, who stayed on the bench with a right foot bruise. The Barcelona star took a knock last Sunday in the clasico against Real Madrid and missed several training sessions this week with the national team.
Messi had tests done on Tuesday, which revealed no serious injury.
Banega scored with...
AGADIR, Morocco -- Edinson Cavani scored from the penalty spot as Uruguay managed a scrappy 1-0 win over Morocco in a friendly on Saturday.
The hosts had the better chances but their profligacy was punished when Cavani sent Morocco goalkeeper Munir Mohand Mohamedi the wrong way after Diego Rolan was fouled in the area by Nabil Dirar in the 51st minute.
Uruguay played without Luis Suarez, who is set to feature in a charity football match at his former Liverpool club on Sunday. Suarez will also be...