Soccer: Japan lose to Mexico, leave Confederations Cup without a point
Kyodo -- Jun 23
Asian champions Japan left the Confederations Cup empty-handed after suffering their third defeat in as many games, a 2-1 loss to Mexico on Saturday.

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez's two second-half headers doomed Japan, who finished last in Group A as the only team without a point and a minus goal difference of five.

Alberto Zaccheroni's side also lost 3-0 to Brazil in the opening match and Italy 4-3 on Wednesday. Brazil beat Italy 4-2 on Saturday to win the group and will face the runners-up of Group B in the semifinals.

Source: Kyodo
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