Mexico defeated Japan 3-1 on Tuesday to reach the final of men's Olympic football tournament for the first time.
Goals from Marco Fabian on 31 minutes, Oribe Peralta on 65 and Javier Cortes in added time secured a Mexican victory in the semi-final at Wembley stadium in London.
Japan's lone goal was a 12th minute effort from Yuki Otsu, who plays in the German Bundesliga for Borussia Monchengladbach.
Mexico's opponent in Saturday's final will be decided in Tuesday evening's second semi-final between gold medal favourites Brazil and South Korea.
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