Chicharito on target as Mexico sink El Salvador; Costa Rica crush Guyana 7-0

Mexico 2 – El Salvador 0 (World Cup qualifier, October 16, 2012) Mexico’s Oribe Peralta opened the scoring in the 64th minute against the Salvadorans and Javier Hernandez added an insurance goal in the 84th minute to complete a perfect qualifying run for the Tricolores.

Costa Rica 7 – Guyana 0 (World Cup qualifier, October 16, 2012) The Ticos struck quickly, Randall Brenes finding the net in the ninth minute and Cristian Gamboa adding another Costa Rican goal in the 13th minute. Brenes scored again in the second minute of the second half, Alvaro Saborio boosted Costa Rica’s lead on a penalty kick in the 51st minute after Guyana’s Walter Moore was ejected and Cristian Bolanos made it 5-0 in the 60th minute. Celso Borges scored for the Ticos in the 69th minute and Saborio netted the last marker in the 76th.