They both beat Puerto Rico, and both lost to the United States. Now the women of Costa Rica and Mexico face off for what is likely second place in Group A in CONCACAF Women’s Olympic qualifying today in Frisco.
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Mexico battered PR before falling 1-0 to the USWNT, while the Costa Rica took a 5-0 loss to the Yanks before beating PR 9-0 with twin hat tricks from Karla Villalobos and Raquel Rodriguez.
A tie pushes Mexico through to the all-important semifinals due to goal differential. Whoever emerges from this match is one win from the Olympics in Rio.