Pulido has 3, Mexico through in Olympic qualifying
Alan Pulido scored three goals to send Mexico through into the
semifinals of Olympic qualifying with a 3-0 win over Honduras on
Mexico’s skilled passing overwhelmed the Central Americans, who
struggled to attack.
Mexico was rewarded in the 15th minute when Javier Aquino went
on a run down the field before playing off to Pulido, who beat a
Honduran defender before firing in the opening goal. Pulido struck
again in the 40th minute of play when he fired a shot from 22 yards
that beat outstretched goalkeeper Jose Mendoza.
The forward from Tigres UNAL in the Mexican league completed his
hat trick just 41 seconds into the second half when he and Aquino
Mexico is one win from making the London Games.