FIFA World Cup Play-off Second Leg
New Zealand 2-4 Mexico
Scorers: Peralta (15', 30', 33'), James (80'), Fallon (83'), Pena (87')
Mexico sealed their place at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in style by downing New Zealand 4-2.
Their 5-1 win in the first leg at home meant it was always going to be near-impossible for the Kiwis to stage a comeback, and after a frenetic, end-to-end start El Tri's quality began to shine through.
A first-half hat-trick from Oribe Peralta put the tie beyond the reach of Richard Herbert's men, and despite a late goal flurry from the home side, they bow out second-best.