Mexico and USA scoreless at half-time

first_imgPictures by Troy Taule Mexico and the United States remain scoreless at half-time of the third quarterfinal of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, underway in Port Moresby.The Mexicans showed technique and great footwork, clearly standing their ground against the Americans.Both teams dominated the first half having equal ball possession.Mexico’s midfielder Maria Sanchez made the first attempt in the eighth minute, making a clear direct shot outside the penalty box. Unfortunately, it was saved by USA goalkeeper Casey Murphy.The team in green and white made several more attempts before water break but were outnumbered by USA’s strong backline.Both teams were scoreless during the water break at the 30th minute.Both sides made more unsuccessful attempts in the last 15 minutes before half-time.The players have great support from the crowd, who are chanting and cheering for both countries.Second half is now underway.last_img read more