U.S. beats Mexico in ET in thrilling Gold Cup last

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Miles Robinson headed house an extra-time winner as america beat Mexico within the 2021 Gold Cup last on Sunday night time at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

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Matt Turner made a stellar save simply after 10 minutes — his twentieth of the match — from a goalbound Rogelio Funes Mori header to maintain the rating degree early.

The U.S. missed an ideal likelihood to take the lead on 25 minutes when, after dispossessing Mexico in its personal half, Sebastian Lletget sprang Paul Arriola within the space, however his shot got here again off the publish with solely the keeper to beat.

Regardless of having the higher of the pictures and possession, Mexico failed to attain as a scrappy U.S. aspect went into half-time tied 0-0.

Orbelin Pineda wasted two alternatives to place Mexico in entrance to start out the second half, as soon as from a large open shot within the penalty space and the second from shut vary on a ball in from the proper flank.

The U.S. have been undeterred, although, and Matthew Hoppe had two good probabilities blocked away by the Mexican defence, whereas Arriola had a shot on the doorstep impossibly stopped by El Tri keeper Alfredo Talavera because the second half progressed.

An exhilarating finish to common time noticed either side trend respectable probabilities with out scoring and the sport headed to further time.

The additional half-hour continued the theme of the sport: loads of motion however no objectives, till Robinson hooked onto a Kellyn Acosta free kick within the 117th minute and beat Talavera to offer the U.S. an enormous win.

The U.S., who secured its seventh Gold Cup title, beat Mexico within the inaugural CONCACAF Nations League last with a Christian Pulisic extra-time winner on June 6 within the groups’ final assembly.

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