Mexico’s U-20 women’s team debuted with a 4-1 at the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup against the home team on Sunday.
Japan were the dominant force of the match scoring four goals throughout the match.
Mexico managed a consolation goal near the final whistle with a shot from Sofia Huerta.
Hanae SHIBATA (32′)
Hikaru NAOMOTO (56′)
Kumi YOKOYAMA (77′)
Yoko TANAKA (89′ PEN)
Mexico XI: (GK) Cecilia SANTIAGO, Arianna ROMERO, Christina MURILLO, Bianca SIERRA, Valeria MIRANDA, Nayeli RANGEL, Ariana MARTINEZ, Natalia GOMEZ JUNCO, Kenia SANCHEZ, Tanya SAMARZICH, Daniela SOLIS.
Japan XI: IKEDA, HAMADA, NAKADA, FUJITA, NAOMOTO, TANAKA, MICHIGAMI, SHIBATA, NAKAMURA, TAKAGI, DOKO
The Mexican team is in Group A along with Japan, New Zealand, and Switzerland.
Mexico will face Switzerland on Wednesday, August 22 at 16:20 local time.