The Mexicans took the lead in the first-half with two impressive goals coming from Leonel Vangioni and Rogelio Funes in the 23′ and injury time.
Al-Sadd struck in the 66′ minutes through Baghdad Bounedjah header to give hope to the host, but Rodriguez extended the lead in 77′ minutes to make it 3-1.
A late goal through Hassan scored in the 89′ minutes which was supposed to be a threat eventually ended as a consolation goal for the host, as the Mexicans prepare to meet European Champions.
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