BR - Mission accomplished. Mexico has reached the semifinals for the first time since 1968, when they hosted the Olympic Games. After suffering more than needed, El Tri defeated Senegal 4-2 in overtime and will face Japan next Tuesday.
It's been a long way for Fernando Tena's squad that has been erratic at times and splendid in key moments. The Samurai Blue knows Mexico's style of play, as they played a preparation match for London just two weeks ago.