Six goals in the first half propelled Mexico to a commanding 6-0 victory against Trinidad and Tobago in Group A of League A of the Road to W Gold Cup on Tuesday night at the Estadio Hidalgo in Pachuca, Mexico.
With the win, Mexico now sit in first place in the group with six points through two matches, while Trinidad and Tobago remain on zero points after one game.
Mexico wasted no time in getting on the scoreboard, as Maria Sanchez scored for the second game in a row by stabbing home a cross from Scarlett Camberos before the three-minute mark for a 1-0 lead.
Greta Espinoza quickly doubled the advantage to 2-0 in the 10’ when Trinidad and Tobago GK Kimika Forbes spilled a long-range shot, allowing Espinoza to stroke home the rebound.
Mexico then made it 3-0 in the 19’ with a sparkling goal in transition that saw Alicia Cervantes polish off the counterattack with a right-footed laser into net.
A long-distance effort from Alexia Delgado that rolled off the fingertips of Forbes and into goal extended it to 4-0 in the 25’, followed by Charlyn Corral turning in a blocked shot in the 39’ for a 5-0 lead.
Corral was instrumental again in the 42’, sending in a cross that allowed that was tapped home by Cervantes to stretch it to 6-0.
With the six-goal advantage, Mexico could play to their liking and patiently wait to carve out any further scoring chances, however the Trinidad and Tobago defense held firm in the second 45, leading to the 6-0 final.