Moreno helps Mexico defeat El Salvador

Moreno helps Mexico defeat El Salvador

Published Jun. 12, 2012 1:00 a.m. ET

Mexico improved to 2-0 in World Cup qualifying, winning 2-1 at El Salvador on Tuesday night.

Jesus Zavala put Mexico ahead in the 60th minute, but Alfredo Pacheco tied the score five minutes later with a goal on a free kick. Hector Moreno put El Tri back ahead in the 85th.

Mexico leads Group B of North and Central America and the Caribbean with six points, followed by Costa Rica (1-0-1) with four and El Salvador (0-1-1). Guyana (0-2) is last following a 4-0 loss at home to Costa Rica. Alvaro Saboria scored in the 20th, 26th and 52nd minutes, and Joel Campbell added a goal in the 72nd.