LAS VEGAS — Miles Robinson scored on a header within the 117th minute, and a United States junior varsity lineup upset a largely front-line Mexico group 1-0 on Sunday night time to win the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Kellyn Acosta, the one participant within the U.S. lineup who will get enjoying time when the first-choice roster is collectively, took a free kick, and Robinson outjumped Edson Álvarez and headed the ball in on one hop to the appropriate of goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera.
Robinson, a 24-year-old defender in his fourth Main League Soccer season with Atlanta, obtained his third worldwide objective in 9 worldwide appearances, his second objective of the match.
Matt Turner obtained his fifth shutout in six matches of the Gold Cup, the championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean.
The U.S. received its seventh Gold Cup title, its first since 2017, matching Mexico for probably the most within the 15 tournaments. Canada received in 2000. It was simply the second victory for the People in seven finals in opposition to El Tri.
The U.S. has received 9 consecutive video games total and 14 dwelling video games in a row.
Prime gamers, who’re with their golf equipment for European preseasons, will return when the U.S. opens World Cup qualifying at El Salvador on Sept. 2. Mexico begins at dwelling that day in opposition to Jamaica.
Earlier than an overwhelmingly pro-Mexico crowd, El Tri began seven of the 11 gamers who started the Nations League last that the U.S. received in additional time in June: defenders Luis Rodríguez, Néstor Araujo, Héctor Moreno and Jesús Gallardo plus midfielders Álvarez, Jesús Corona and Héctor Herrera. The newcomers had been Talavera, midfielders Jonathan dos Santos and Orbelín Pineda, and ahead Rogelio Funes Mori, beginning rather than goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa plus Carlos Rodríguez, Uriel Antuna and Hirving Lozano.
The U.S. lineup that included 9 gamers from Main League Soccer.
The sphere CONCACAF selected was 69 yards large, narrower than the beneficial 75 yards.
U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter made 4 modifications from the lineup within the semifinal win over Qatar, inserting Cannon for Shaq Moore, Bello for Sam Vine, Williamson for Gianluca Busio and Zardes for Daryl Dike.
Defender Henry Kessler made his debut for the U.S. in additional time stoppage time.
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