Rio Olympics 2016: Mexico avoid Fiji shock in Salvador

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Erick Gutierrez
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Erick Gutierrez scored four second-half goals as defending Olympic champions Mexico had to come from behind to beat minnows Fiji 5-1 in Salvador.

Fiji, beaten 8-0 in their opener by South Korea, held a shock half-time lead thanks to Roy Krishna’s header.

But Mexico, who drew 2-2 with Germany last time out, were dominant in the second half, particularly Gutierrez.

They go to the top of Group C on four points, with South Korea and Germany meeting at 20:00 BST.

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