But a controversial foul call in the 93rd minute helped El Tri put the game away in extra time. Raul Jimenez stepped up and buried the eventual game-winner.
RAUL JIMENEZ 💪🇲🇽
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Underdogs Haiti put in a convincing performance against the heavyweight champs, nearly sealing the equalizer in the 119th minute only to hit the crossbar.
The penalty awarded to Mexico early on was a cruel way to end Haiti's impressive run. The team won their group and made it to the semi-finals for the first time ever.