Posted April 18, 2013 on AP on Fox
Mexico keeper Jesus Corona made four of his six saves in the second half to help preserve a 0-0 tie with Peru in an exhibition match Wednesday night. The game drew a raucous, mostly pro-Mexico crowd of 46,288 that waved red, white and green flags and blew horns long before the match began at Candlestick Park. Fans unfurled a large replica of the Mexican team jersey that stretched over parts of three sections in the southern end of the stadium before introductions. Not even the absence of four of Mexico's top players, including Javier Hernandez, dulled the pre-game celebrations. The play on the field, however, didn't match the hype. Mexico took just one shot on goal, a penalty kick by Angel Reyna in the 70th minute that keeper Jose Carvallo stopped. Carvallo barely moved to his right before dropping to his knees to make the save. Without his top four players, Mexico coach Jose de la Torre had hoped to use the game as a platform for some of the team's lesser known players. He us...
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