CHESTER, Pa. — Veronica Charlyn Corral scored twice in overtime to send Mexico to next year’s World Cup with a 4-2 victory over Trinidad and Tobago in the third-place match of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship on Sunday.
Sandra Stephany Mayor scored in the first half for Mexico, but Kennya Cordner had a tying header in the 57th minute. Trinidad and Tobago briefly took the lead on Mariah Shade’s goal in the 79th minute.
But Monica Ocampo scored a minute later to even the match at 2. Corral’s go-ahead goal came in the 104th minute and her second came in the 106th.
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The top three teams in the tournament earned spots in the World Cup, but Trinidad and Tobago can still qualify next month by emerging from a two-match series against Ecuador.
Costa Rica and the United States, who qualified by winning in the semifinals, play for the championship on Sunday night.