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Antuna has hat trick, Mexico routs Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) Uriel Antuna had a hat trick, Raul Jimenez scored twice and top-seeded Mexico cruised to a 7-0 rout over Cuba on the opening day of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl.

Antuna was a late addition to the roster after Jorge Sanchez was injured during a friendly last week. The 21-year-old LA Galaxy forward was making only his third appearance for the national team.

Antuna He opened the scoring in the third minute when Jimenez's shot hit the right post and he buried the rebound. He made it 4-0 in the 44th minute when goaltender Sandy Sanchez was caught out of position on a breakaway and completed the hat trick after Sanchez made another diving save but was unable to clear it for Mexico's final goal in the 80th minute.

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