Mexico players celebrating with the Gold Cup after defeating the United States in the championship.
Mexico players celebrating with the Gold Cup after defeating the United States in the championship.

Gold Cup: Mexico claim title, defeat USA 1-0

ANI | Updated: Jul 08, 2019 12:07 IST

Chicago [USA], July 8 (ANI): Mexico defeated USA 1-0 to claim their eighth CONCACAF Gold Cup title on Sunday.
Jonathan dos Santos scored the winning goal in the 73rd minute for Mexico in a thrilling final encounter of the Gold Cup at Soldier Field. Santos took the opportunity brilliantly in the game and netted the ball to a goal.
Before the winner by Santos, Jordan Morris tried to score with a header but the ball was cleared off the line.
USA started the game on a good pace as they created two great chances in the opening eight minutes.
Pulisic made the first attempt to Mexican goalpost and was denied in a one-on-one by goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa.
Altidore also made an effort to open the scoring for USA, but he failed to net a ball as his shot went off the target.
The team continued to enjoy the better opportunities to begin the second half, with Morris' 51st-minute header from a corner cleared off the line by Guardado. USA were not able to convert the chance into a goal in the entire match and faced the defeat in the final match. (ANI)

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