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Mexico, Colombia Play To 2-2 Tie

By Tom Timmermann Los Angeles Daily News

Mexico and Colombia, which had played scoreless ties in four of their past five meetings, broke out of at least part of that rut on Wednesday, playing to a spirited 2-2 tie before an estimated crowd of 44,500 at the Coliseum.

Former U.S. coach Bora Milutinovic ran his record as Mexico’s coach to 1-1-1.

There was plenty of offense in the game, but things really heated up in the 74th minute when Luis Garcia scored a goal to put Mexico ahead 2-1. Garcia had taken a pass from Markus Lopez but everyone on the Colombian team thought Garcia was offside.

But the linesman hadn’t raised his flag and Garcia kept on going, allowing him to come in alone and put in a shot from 10 yards out.

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Tags: soccer

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