Hernandez double gives Mexico 2-1 win over Japan (The Associated Press)

Mexico's Javier Hernandez, left, is challenged for the ball by Japan's Yuzo Kurihara (16) and Japan's Hiroki Sakai during the soccer Confederations Cup group A match between Japan and Mexico at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Saturday, June 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Bruno Magalhaes)

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Javier Hernandez cemented his status as Mexico’s leading striker Saturday, sending his team home from the Confederations Cup on a high note by scoring twice in a 2-1 victory over Japan in their final Group A match.

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