's complete coverage of the FIFA World Cup 2002 World Cup

Roster | Team Stats | Player Stats
Team W L T GF GA Pts
x-Mexico 2 0 1 4 2 7
q-Italy 1 1 1 4 3 4
Croatia 1 2 0 2 3 3
Ecuador 1 2 0 2 4 3
x-group winner, q-qualified for 2nd round
United States 2
Mexico 0
Recap | Match Summary
USA - Brian McBride, 8th min.
USA - Landon Donovan, 65th min.

June 27, 01:46 a.m. ET Mexico's Marquez banned for four matches (Reuters)
Date Time* Teams Stories
Mon. June 3rd 02:30 a.m. ET Mexico 1, Croatia 0
at Niigata, Japan
Recap | Match Summary
Sun. June 9th 02:30 a.m. ET Mexico 0, Ecuador 0
at Miyagi, Japan
Recap | Match Summary
Thu. June 13th 07:30 a.m. ET Mexico 1, Italy 1
at Oita, Japan
Recap | Match Summary
Mon. June 17th 02:30 a.m. ET United States 2, Mexico 0
at Jeonju, South Korea
Recap | Match Summary
* - GMT is ET + 4 hrs.; Tokyo/Seoul local time is ET + 13 hrs.

Mexico Team Information
Mexico Lineup Mexico squad.
After losing a qualifier in Estadio Azteca for the first time (to Costa Rica), Los Tricolores' trip to the Cup was in jeopardy, but under fiery new coach Javier Aguirre, they made a successful charge. With striker Cuauhtémoc Blanco fully healed from a torn right ACL, Mexico should reach the second round for the third straight time.
--Grant Wahl (More)

  • Pedro Pinto: Mexico Team Spotlight 
  • Mexico World Cup History 
  • Player Profiles 
  • Mexico turns to veterans for 12th World Cup appearance 
  • Star player Blanco returns to action for Mexico 
  • Argentine-born Caballero set to hold midfield together 
    From World Soccer Magazine
    Jerzy Dudek Player Profile: In Mexico, one name stands head and shoulders above the rest -- Claudio Suarez, the softly spoken national team captain and holder of the world record for the number of international caps, currently 170 and counting. (More
  • Q & A with coach Javier Aguirre 
  • Team Preview