• Friday Oct 20, 2017

    USA, Mexico win in Puerto Vallarta beach soccer openers

    Nicolas Perera (pictured) attempts a shot during the USA’s Visit Puerto Vallarta Cup match against France on October 20, 2017, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. (Photo: beachsoccer.com)

    PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – CONCACAF sides Mexico and the United States opened 2017 Visit Puerto Vallarta Cup play Friday with wins at the Estadio Municipal Agustin Flores Contreras.

    CONCACAF.com summarizes all the action:

    USA 6, France 5

    Nicolas Perera scored three goals and the United States earned a narrow 6-5 win over France in the opening match of the 2017 Visit Puerto Vallarta Cup.  Each of Perera’s goals either gave the U.S. a lead or extended its advantage.  A pair of Lucas Roque strikes in the third period provided the Americans all the insurance they needed to secure maximum points.

    1-0 Nicolas Perera, USA (1:48)

    1-1 Bryan Maison, France (16:07)

    2-1 Jason Leopoldo, USA (16:24)

    3-1 Nicolas Perera, USA (20:57)

    3-2 Bryan Maison, France (21:31)

    3-3 Romain Rambier, France (23:38)

    4-3 Nicolas Perera, USA (23:53)

    5-3 Lucas Roque, USA (25:23)

    5-4 Baptiste Bizot, France (27:26)

    6-4 Lucas Roque, USA (31:58)

    6-5 Bryan Maison, France (32:02)

    Colombia 2, Mexico 5

    Mexico scored the last three goals, including a pair by Abdiel Villa, to post a 5-2 win over Colombia.  The tournament host also netted the first two goals through Jonathan Daniel Sanchez and Ulises Torres, before the South American side equalized on a pair of goals midway through the match.

    0-1 Jonathan Daniel Sanchez, Mexico (6:00)

    0-2 Ulises Torres, Mexico (14:27)

    1-2 Jose Orlando Arzuza, Colombia (18:15)

    2-2 Eduardo Lopez, Colombia (18:33)

    2-3 Abdiel Villa, Mexico (18:53)

    2-4 Angel Rodriguez, Mexico (26:41)

    2-5 Abdiel Villa, Mexico (31:50)

    UPCOMING SCHEDULE (all times local)

    Saturday – October 21, 2017

    Spain v Mexico (Women’s Competition), 1:00 p.m.

    USA v Colombia, 2:15 p.m.

    Mexico v France, 3:30 p.m.

    Sunday – October 22, 2017

    Mexico v Spain (Women’s Competition), 1:00 p.m.

    France v Colombia, 2:15 p.m.

    Mexico v USA, 3:30 p.m.

     

     

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