USA and Mexico match underway

​The third quarterfinal of the 2016 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup is now underway between the United States and Mexico.

The match kicked off at 4pm under fine weather conditions in front of a good crowd.

The North Americans, in blue and black colours, are led by captain Mallory Pugh.

USA's starting lineup includes goalkeeper Casey Murphy, forward Jessie Scarpa, midfielders Ashley Sanchez and Emily Ogle.

The Mexicans, in light green and white colours, are led by captain Nancy Antonio.

Mexico's starting lineup includes their top goal scorer Kiana Palacios, key midfielder Maria Sanchez, goalkeeper Esthefanny Barreras, midfielders Belen Cruz and Eva Gonzalez.

The winner of this match qualifies for the semifinal.

The last quarterfinal will get underway at 7.30pm between reigning champions Germany and France.

Korea DPR and Japan have so far qualified for the semis on Tuesday, November 29.

(Picture by Troy Taule)

Quintina Naime