USA vs. Mexico end result: USMNT wins Gold Cup on dramatic additional time aim

The U.S. males’s nationwide crew pulled off the upset and beat a close to full-strength Mexico facet 1-0 within the 2021 Gold Cup last in Las Vegas. A dramatic set-piece aim scored by defender Miles Robinson with three minutes remaining in additional time was the game-winner. 

Within the 117th minute, and with the match trying destined for a penalty-kick shootout, Robinson beat Mexico’s Edson Alvarez to a phenomenal supply by Kellyn Acosta within the heart of the Mexican penalty space.

Mexico will likely be dissatisfied for not breaking by means of within the first half, when it dominated the sport with a number of seems to be at aim, solely to see U.S. goalkeeper Matt Turner come up massive to maintain El Tri at bay. However the USA had the most effective probability of that first half by means of Paul Arriola, who struck the skin of the appropriate publish close to the half-hour mark. 

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The Individuals have been a lot better within the second half, and so they grew right into a match that was pretty even by the top of regulation. Orbelin Pineda had two of the most effective seems to be for Mexico, however he could not convert early within the second half. Arriola and Matthew Hoppe had the most effective probabilities for the USMNT towards the top of the 90 minutes, however each makes an attempt have been blocked. Fatigue started to indicate each side as the additional time intervals fizzled out with few actual alternatives earlier than Robinson’s aim. 

It is the seventh Gold Cup title for the USA and first since 2017. Mexico has gained the trophy eight instances with Canada being the one different nation to win it in 2000.

It is also the second main last victory by the USA over Mexico after the CONCACAF Nations League triumph in June (3-2, additionally after additional time). All eyes subsequent flip to World Cup qualifying motion that kicks off in September.

USMNT vs. Mexico last rating

  1H 2H ET1 ET2 Last
USA 0 0 0 1 1
Mexico 0 0 0 0 0

USA: Miles Robinson (Kellyn Acosta) – 117th min.

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Last: USA 1, Mexico 0 (a.e.t.)

Last: The USA will get it achieved! Gold Cup champion. So many doubts round this squad and the Individuals upset a close to full-strength Mexican facet. It is the second main trophy for the USA towards Mexico in roughly two months (Nations League in June). And the USMNT pulls it off with grit, robust protection, exhausting work and opportune targets. 

121st min.: SUB – Henry Kessler comes into the match as a last sub for Matthew Hoppe. He’ll assist with any last set items into the field.

118th min.: With two minutes till a penalty-kick shootout, the USA breaks by means of. Robinson beats Edson Alvarez to a improbable service from Acosta, who’s been terrific on this recreation. The USA seems to be like it may win this.

117th min.: And on the set piece by Kellyn Acosta, Miles Robinson heads it residence!!!

117th min.: One other yellow card on this additional time. And it is Edson Alvarez who stops Gioacchini who was attacking down the left.

114th min.: A warning comes out for Jesus Gallardo as effectively for a reckless collision into Matthew Hoppe. The Honduran referee has been wonderful tonight.

113th min.: Yellow card for Kellyn Acosta for stopping a promising Mexican assault. It was a wise foul from a U.S. perspective. Nothing comes of the set piece.

107th min.: Shot on aim for USA! Zardes makes a pleasant run across the protection and fires a left-footed shot on aim, but it surely’s proper at Talavera.

a hundred and fifth min.: SUBS – On the lookout for a bit extra power, Mexico makes its last two subs. Ahead Alan Pulido comes on for Rogelio Funes Mori and Gilberto Sepulveda enters in central protection for Carlos Salcedo, who was a sub himself.

Finish of 1st Further Time: USA 0, Mexico 0

a hundred and fifth min.: Each groups are sapped of power and the passes are now not as exact and sharp as they have been throughout regulation. Undecided we’ll get many probabilities from right here on out.

104th min.: Uncommon shot on this additional time. Hoppe blasts a shot towards aim that is off the mark and Gianluca Busio calls him out for not passing the ball to him in the midst of the field.

one hundredth min.: With FIFA president Gianni Infantino within the stands, the followers get a PA warning in regards to the homophobic chant.

98th min.: You may need observed that the ‘keeper Turner is now sporting the captain’s armband for the USA. Apparently Acosta handed it off to Turner earlier than additional time kicked off.

93rd min.: What an opportunity for Mexico’s Funes Mori! He lofts a ball over the bar with Matt Turner off his line. However he is bailed out by the offside flag. It would not have counted.

91st min.: USA begins the additional time with the excessive press and it ends in a turnover that results in a few corners. However the deliveries weren’t that nice from Kellyn Acosta, who has in any other case had an ideal recreation in central midfield.

91st min.: SUB – Mexico brings on left again Osvaldo Rodriguez rather than Tecatito Corona. The USA will likely be glad to see Corona off the sector. Jesus Gallardo strikes up the sector from left again and turns into the left winger.

Finish of Regulation: USA 0, Mexico 0

Finish of Regulation: The USA has grown into the match and it has been the higher crew within the second half. Mexican gamers are trying uneasy with the way in which this match is unfolding.

91st min.: Wonderful play from the USA, Roldan cross from the appropriate and Gioacchini lays off the ball to Busio who fires excessive from 25 yards out.

ninetieth min.: Moments after followers wished a hand ball referred to as on Cristian Roldan within the U.S. field (no whistle from the ref), a pitch invader interrupts play. Three minutes of stoppage time coming.

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86th min.: SUBS – With an eye fixed towards additional time, the USA brings on two subs: Gianluca Busio for Eryk Williamson and Nicholas Gioacchini for Paul Arriola. The captain’s armband goes to Kellyn Acosta.

eightieth min.: Nonetheless this finally ends up, credit score to the USA for making this a good recreation towards a stronger Mexico facet. The Individuals have been the higher crew within the second half.

76th min.: SUBS – El Tri brings on Rodolfo Pizarro for Orbelin Pineda and Erick Gutierrez for midfielder Jonathan Dos Santos.

74th min.: Nice probability for the USA on the set piece. Mexico ‘keeper Talavera has to make the point-blank save on an Arriola shot on the doorstep.

72nd min.: First yellow card of the match to Mexico’s Hector Herrera, who places a excessive boot into the top of Eryk Williamson. Weird play. Set piece for the USA.

71st min.: One other nice search for the USA, however a diving block by Edson Alvarez thwarts Hoppe’s shot on aim. Nook kick for the USA, however the ball is cleared.

69th min.: Mexican heart again Salcedo is stripped of the ball close to his personal field and Hoppe fires a shot after the turnover which is blocked for a nook. Nothing comes of it.

68th min.: Harmful cross from the contemporary sub Cristian Roldan, however the ball is just too excessive for each Zardes and Hoppe within the field.

sixty fifth min.: SUBS – The fullbacks are changed. Shaq Moore in for Reggie Cannon at proper again and Sam Vines for George Bello on the left. Cristian Roldan replaces Sebastian Lletget in central midfield. And with the change in central midfield, Roldan goes to the appropriate of Kellyn Acosta, and Williamson performs to the left 

63rd min.: So Arriola and Hoppe have switched sides for the USA. Arriola had one run into the field from the left. Hoppe has been quiet. Subs are coming for the USA.

sixtieth min.: Gyasi Zardes alone towards the goalkeeper! And he places it broad proper, however the assistant referee raises the flag for offside. Had he scored it and the VAR had to take a look at it, there was an opportunity it will’ve counted.

52nd min.: Mexico is everywhere in the USA! A cross from Chaka Rodriguez on the appropriate and Pineda’s flying deflection is off beam. One other first rate look.

fiftieth min.: Arriola does not have the worst miss of the sport any extra. That belongs to Orbelin Pineda who did all of the exhausting work to arrange a shot within the field, however then fires it broad left and does not get it on the right track with a large open look.

forty ninth min.: Funes Mori with a run alongside the top line however his try at a cross does not discover a teammate. That might’ve been actual hazard for the USA.

forty sixth min.: What a search for the USA to start out the match. Sebastian Lletget cannot latch onto the by means of ball.

forty sixth min.: Second half underway. No modifications.

Halftime: USA 0, Mexico 0

Halftime: The primary half has gone as predicted. Mexico is pushing numbers ahead and creating probabilities, with goalkeeper Matt Turner developing massive with just a few saves. However the USA is gritty and dedicated with its defending and the Individuals are getting alternatives on the break. Paul Arriola had the most effective alternative of the half on account of excessive urgent by the USA and he will likely be dissatisfied to not have achieved higher with it.

fiftieth+ min.: On the final play of the primary half, Williamson springs Arriola with an ideal ball into area on the left, however Arriola’s left-footed shot (not his most well-liked foot) is weak and broad.

forty sixth+ min.: In stoppage time Mexico’s Edson Alvarez fires a shot that is deflected by USA’s Kellyn Acosta for a nook. Nothing comes of it.

forty first min.: Mexico captain Hector Moreno cannot proceed and former Actual Salt Lake heart again Carlos Salcedo, who controversially missed a penalty within the Canada semifinal, is on the point of are available.

fortieth min.: Mexican gamers wished one other penalty name within the field for a hand ball on Reggie Cannon. The ball does go off Cannon’s arm whereas he was on the bottom, however that was incidental.

thirty eighth min.: OK, this can be a private battle between Turner and Funes Mori. The Mexican ahead fires one other shot, however Turner stops it.

thirty fourth min.: Probability for Funes Mori in the midst of the field, however his first-time shot goes broad after the Gallardo cross from the left. The Mexican fullbacks are pushing method up the sector.

thirty first min.: One other massive save by Matt Turner! Funes Mori simply turns James Sands within the field and fires a shot from a decent angle off Turner’s knee on the close to publish.

twenty sixth min.: What a miss by Paul Arriola. The U.S. winger was alone towards the goalkeeper within the field after Sebastian Lletget stripped Edson Alvarez of the ball. Massive missed alternative for the USA, off the skin of the appropriate publish.

twenty first min.: Funes Mori goes down within the field once more! This time it was in a battle for the ball towards Miles Robinson, who had his arms prolonged, however there was no push. He was simply shielding the ball. And the referee has a chat with Funes Mori about these dives.

18th min.: Mexico left again Jesus Gallardo with a ball that goes throughout the face of the aim all the way in which to the Mexico proper again, who wins a nook. The header on the set piece is true at goalkeeper Matt Turner.

fifteenth min.: After an extended delay, Williamson is again on the sector and the followers begin the “Ole” on each Mexico go. Fairly positive your crew must be within the lead earlier than you are able to do that.

twelfth min.: U.S. midfielder Eryk Williamson on the bottom getting remedy after taking a ball to the top.

eleventh min.: On the following nook, US ‘keeper Turner makes a diving save on a header by Funes Mori.

eleventh min.: Wow. That regarded like a penalty kick that ought to’ve been awarded to Mexico. George Bello with the excessive arm in an unnatural place to dam a Mexico cross. The officers do not name it! USA acquired away with one there.

tenth min.: We’re 10 minutes in and the USMNT has had just a few giveaways in midfield, however the Individuals have held up. Because the minutes go by, the USA is seemingly dropping deeper on every assault.

2nd min.: Mexico followers wished a penalty for Rogelio Funes Mori taking place within the field on a problem from goalkeeper Matt Turner. However that was a dive. Nice no-call by the ref.

1st min.: It is a go. USMNT urgent proper out of the gates.

8:57 p.m.: The place is completely jam-packed:

8:54 p.m.: Nationwide anthem time. Mexico’s is first.

8:52 p.m.: This is tonight’s prize:

8:28 p.m.: It is going to basically be a Mexico residence recreation:

8:21 p.m.: On DraftKiings, the USA is at +135 to win the Gold Cup, Mexico the favourite at -165:

7:35 p.m.: It is USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter’s birthday immediately (48 years younger):

7:33 p.m.: Just a little style of the ambiance, effectively over one hour earlier than kick:

5:46 p.m.: This place goes to be rocking:

USA vs. Mexico beginning lineups

Loads of modifications for the USMNT’s lineup towards Mexico: Gyasi Zardes will get the beginning over Daryl Dike; fullbacks Reggie Cannon and George Bello are available for Shaq Moore and Sam Vines; and Eryk Williamson is within the beginning XI over Gianluca Busio in midfield.

On the Mexico facet, Tata Martino opted for central defender Nestor Araujo over Carlos Salcedo, in all probability as a result of the latter could be vulnerable to a mistake or crimson card. The very last thing Mexico desires to do is to provide the USA any benefit. Additionally, Martino most well-liked Jonathan Dos Santos over Erick Gutierrez in midfield, alongside central midfield fixtures Hector Herrera and Edson Alvarez. Dos Santos began the final two matches towards Canada and Honduras.


Beginning lineup (4-3-3, left to proper): 1-Matt Turner-GK — 21-George Bello, 12-Miles Robinson, 16-James Sands, 2-Reggie Cannon — 17-Sebastian Lletget, 23-Kellyn Acosta, 19-Eryk Williamson — 13-Matthew Hoppe, 9-Gyasi Zardes, 7-Paul Arriola (capt.)

Substitutes: 18-Sean Johnson-GK, 22-Brad Guzan-GK, 4-Donovan Pines, 3-Sam Vines, 20-Shaq Moore, 24-Henry Kessler, 10-Cristian Roldan, 14-Jackson Yueill, 6-Gianluca Busio, 8-Nicholas Gioacchini, 11-Daryl Dike, 15-Jonathan Lewis


Beginning lineup (4-3-3, left to proper): 1-Alfredo Talavera-GK — 23-Jesus Gallardo, 15-Hector Moreno (capt.), 2-Nestor Araujo, 21-Luis Rodriguez — 16-Hector Herrera, 4-Edson Alvarez, 6-Jonathan Dos Santos — 10-Orbelin Pineda, 11-Rogelio Funes Mori, 17-Jesus “Tecatito” Corona

Subs: 12-Rodolfo Cota-GK, 20-Jonathan Orozco-GK, 3-Carlos Salcedo, 5-Osvaldo Rodriguez, 8-Kevin Alvarez, 19-Gilberto Sepulveda, 7-Erick Sanchez, 14-Erick Gutierrez, 13-Alan Cervantes, 24-Rodolfo Pizarro, 18-Efrain Alvarez, 9-Alan Pulido

How you can watch USA vs. Mexico Gold Cup Last

  • Date: Sunday, August 1, 2021
  • Time: 9 p.m. ET
  • TV Channel: FS1
  • Spanish-language TV: TUDN, Univision
  • Streaming: fuboTV , Fox Sports activities app, TUDN app, TUDN.television
  • In Canada:

The Gold Cup last from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas will likely be broadcast on FS1 (English) and Univision and TUDN (Spanish). All three networks could be streamed on fuboTV (free 7-day trial) . The match will also be streamed on the Fox Sports activities app, TUDN app and TUDN.television, however just for authenticated subscribers. will carry the CONCACAF regional championship in Canada.

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