Mexico beats Honduras at State Farm Stadium in Gold Cup

Jul 25, 2021, 9:28 AM | Updated: 9:55 am
Johnny Leveron #16 of Honduras walks off the field following a 3-0 loss to Mexico during the Concac...
Johnny Leveron #16 of Honduras walks off the field following a 3-0 loss to Mexico during the Concacaf Gold Cup quarterfinal match at State Farm Stadium on July 24, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Rogelio Funes Mori scored his third goal of the tournament in the 26th minute, and defending champion Mexico defeated Honduras 3-0 on Saturday night to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals.

Funes Mori, who made his national team debut on July 3, has four goals in five international appearances.

Jonathan Dos Santos added his fifth international goal in the 31st minute and Orbelí­n Pineda scored his fourth goal in the 38th.

Mexico plays its semifinal on Thursday against Costa Rica or Canada.

Qatar, an invited guest to the championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean, advanced to a semifinal against the winner of Sunday night’s game between the United States and Jamaica.

Qatar beat El Salvador 3-2 on goals by Al Moez Ali in the second and 55th minutes and an eighth-minute goal by Abdelaziz Hatim.

Joaquín Rivas scored in the 63rd and 66th minutes for the Catrachos.

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