Mexico, Venezuela open Copa America campaigns with wins

Updated June 23 2024 - 2:50pm, first published 2:45pm
Gerardo Arteaga (6) has scored the only goal of the game for Mexico against Jamaica in Texas. (AP PHOTO)
Gerardo Arteaga (6) has scored the only goal of the game for Mexico against Jamaica in Texas. (AP PHOTO)

Mexico have scraped out a 1-0 victory over Jamaica in their Copa America opener in Houston, but their joy at making a winning start was tempered by what appeared to be a potentially tournament-ending injury to captain Edson Alvarez.

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