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Mexico 1-1 Costa Rica (Mexico win 5-4 on penalties): Seven-time champions rely on a shootout to progress to a semi-final against Haiti in the Gold Cup Mexico are through to the semi-finals of the Gold Cup against Haiti on Tuesday It was a frustrating 1-1 draw, and they had to rely on a penalty shootout to win Raul Jimenez put Mexico ahead in the first half but Bryan Ruiz equalised Jimenez missed his penalty, but Borges and Fuller missed for Costa Rica

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Published: 23:57 BST, 30 June 2019 | Updated: 23:57 BST, 30 June 2019

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Mexico beat Costa Rica 5-4 on penalty kicks after a 1-1 tie Saturday night and advanced to a semifinal against Haiti at the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Raul Jimenez put No. 18 Mexico ahead in the 44th minute and Bryan Ruiz tied the score for 39th-ranked Costa Rica in the 52nd minute with a penalty kick after he was fouled by Luis Rodriguez.

Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa denied Keysher Fuller on Costa Rica's final kick of the shootout, sending Mexico to its seventh consecutive semifinal.

Raul Jimenez scored the first goal of the match, taking Mexico into the lead against Costa Rica

Raul Jimenez scored the first goal of the match, taking Mexico into

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