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Mexico Defeats Colombia in Warmup

May 12, 2002

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MEXICO CITY (AP) _ Mexico beat Colombia 2-1 in its last home exhibition game before the World Cup as Jared Borgetti scored in 52nd minute and Rafael Marquez connected in the 75th, seven minutes after entering the game.

Oscar Restrepo scored Colombia’s goal in the 66th.

Mexico played an aggressive second half, inserting star forward Cuauhtemoc Blanco into its lineup.

At the World Cup, Mexico is grouped with Italy, Croatia and Ecuador. The top two nations advance to the second round.

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