MEXICO CITY, June 6 Substitute striker Oscar
Cardozo scored one minute from time to give Paraguay a 1-0 win
over Mexico in a friendly international at the Azteca Stadium.
Another substitute, Chicago Fire-bound Mexican Cuauhtemoc
Blanco, had the home side's best chance in Tuesday night's match
but his volley from Alberto Medina's cross hit the post in the
In the dying minutes Paraguay launched a counter-attack
through defender Nelson Cuevas, whose through pass reached
Cardozo for the match-winning goal.
Mexico were leaving for the U.S. on Wednesday to take part
in the Concacaf Gold Cup until June 24, making their debut
against Cuba on Friday.
They then go on to Venezuela for the June 26-July 15 Copa
America in which Paraguay are also taking part.
(Writing by Rex Gowar in London)