CONCACAF Gold Cup Finals: Mexico vs. U.S.A

Lineups: Mexico 4-5-1

#1 Guillermo Ochoa (GK)

#4 Edson Alvarez, #3 Carlos Salcedo, #21 Luis Rodriguez, #15 Hector Moreno

#18 Andres Guardado (c), #6 Jonathan dos Santos, #22 Uriel Antuna, #20 Rodolfo Pizzaro, #23 Jesus Gallardo

#9 Raul Jimenez

Lineups: U.S.A. 4-5-1

#1 Zack Steffen (GK)

#13 Tim Ream, #14 Reggie Cannon, #23 Aaron Long, #19 Matthew Miazaga

#7 Paul Arriola, #4 Michael Bradley, #8 Weston McKennie (c), #11 Jordan Morris, #10 Christian Pulisic

#17 Jozy Altidore

MEX 1 Jonathan dos Santos 73′


The game begins in Chicago, Illinois and 33 seconds in, Jonathan dos Santos gets a shot on target. In the 5th minute, Jozy Altidore and Christian Pulisic could’ve scored. 2 minutes later, Jozy Altidore misses a big chance that could’ve easily been a goal. In the 31st minute, Christian Pulisic misses a shot. 10 minutes later, Guillermo Ochoa makes a great save for Mexico. In the 45+1st minute, Rodolfo Pizarro gets fouled and it seemed like it was a broken arm.

The second half starts and in the 51st minute, Hector Moreno makes a goal-line clearance with his head. In the 61st minute, Christian Roldan replaces Jordan Morris for the U.S. 3 minutes later, Gyasi Zardes replaces Jozy Altidore for the U.S. In the 67th minute, Raul Jimenez misses a big chance. In the 73rd minute, Jonathan dos Santos scores a goal! In the 81st minute, Carlos Rodriguez replaces Rodolfo Pizarro for Mexico. 2 minutes later, Daniel Lovitz replaces Tim Ream for the U.S. In the 86th minute, Uriel Antuna gets replaced by Roberto Alvarado for Mexico. Diego Reyes replaces Andres Guardado for Mexico. The game ends and Mexico are the champions of Gold Cup!!

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