Stefanie Sanders recorded a second-half brace and Saskia Matheis also found the net as Germany defeated Mexico to make it two wins from two in Group D at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016.
Germany almost found a breakthrough in the 23rd minute at the National Football Stadium in Port Moresby when Madeline Gier made a late run into the penalty area but her touch was too heavy and Mexico goalkeeper Emily Alvarado came off her line to clear the danger.
Moments later, Mexico's Belen Cruz broke free on the right wing before looking up and finding Jacqueline Crowther, whose diving header shaved the outside of the post. Germany had a flurry of chances late in the half with Matheis finding space and striking the inside of the upright.
Die Nationalelf's pressure paid off in the second half, grabbing the opener four minutes after the break through Sanders, who converted from close range after receiving the ball from Anna Gerhardt. Gerhardt would go on to play a role in the two goals that followed, firing an effort that Emily Alvarado was unable to hold on to, allowing Matheis to grab the second, before finding the head of Sanders, who sealed the deal for the Germans.
Germany next face Korea Republic on 21 November in Group D's final game, while Mexico take on Venezuela.
Live Your Goals Player of the Match: Rebecca Knaak (Germany)