Mexico came from behind to beat Ghana 2-1 at Craven Cottage and might possibly have saved Hugo Sanchez his job as national team coach.
The former Real Madrid and Mexico legend had been on deathwatch all week, after the nation’s U23 team, which Sanchez also coaches, failed to qualify for this summer’s Olympic Games in Beijing, after losing to Guatemala and drawing with Canada earlier this month.
On Monday, the Mexican federation meets to consider Sanchez’s 18-month reign, and are widely expected to send him packing. If anything might have changed their mind however, it was El Tri snatching a win from the jaws of defeat at Fulham.
John Mensah hauled back Mexican Qiu Qiu Online substitute Adolfo Bautista as he muscled his way into the box with a minute to play, and Pavel Pardo converted the penalty to send the Mexicans home victorious.