Mexico's Edson Alvarez, left, celebrates his goal against Curacao during a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match in San Antonio, Sunday, July 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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Defending champion Mexico booked their spot in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup Sunday by beating Curacao 2-0 and stretching their tournament win streak to eight straight games.Mexico finished first in Group C with two wins and a draw for seven points. Jamaica were second with five points and El Salvador finished third with four points. Angel Sepulveda and teenager Edson Alvarez scored for Mexico, who fielded a team that featured just one player from their 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup squad.Mexico is seeking its eighth Gold Cup title having won previously in 1993, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2009, 2011 and 2015 .El Salvador returns to the quarterfinals for the first time since 2013 as they failed to advance out of the knockout round in 2015 .
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