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In the seventh round of the qualifying tournament in Central and North America Mexico’s national team defeated Panama with a score 1:0. The only goal in this match in the 53rd minute, scoring Irving Lozano.

After this victory, the Mexicans scored 17 points and was fixed in the first place. They have already guaranteed advancing to the world Cup directly, because running fourth ahead of Honduras on nine points and will not fall below the third place.

Directly for the world Cup will be the three best teams from this group will play the fourth in the play-offs. Now in second place is the team of Costa Rica, the third and fourth divide the USA and Honduras .