Mexico through to Copa América quarters after seeing off Jamaica

  • Mexico beat Jamaica before 83,263 fans at Pasadena’s Rose Bowl
  • El Tri earn passage to quarter-finals with win, joining Venezuela
  • Chicharito, Peralta score for Mexico, who win 11th straight match

Javier Hernandez scored on a first-half header, and Mexico survived a tense second half to advance to the Copa America quarter-finals Thursday night with a 2-0 victory over Jamaica.

Substitute Oribe Peralta scored in the 81st minute and goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa made several big stops in El Tri’s 11th consecutive win in international play, including its first two Copa America games.

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