USA Vs Mexico Gold Cup Final 2019 Reaction. USMNT fails to defend its Concacaf title. Loses same day USWNT win FIFA World Cup.
USA lose to Mexico men’s national team 1-0 in the Concacaf Gold Cup final 2019. USA vs Mexico gold cup final highlights a fierce rivalry with fouls and multiple instances of players coming together after the whistle.
LA Galaxy’s Jonathan dos Santos scored the game-winner, a perfectly placed first-time finish into the top corner in the 73rd minute. Raul Jimenez assisted the goal with a deft backheel at the top of the box.
The USMNT started hot, with Christian Pulisic seeing a shot saved from the corner of the six-yard box in the 5th minute. A few minutes later, Jozy Altidore beat the last Mexico defender and was 1v1 with Memo Ochoa, though spun his shot wide.
In the second half, Jordan Morris saw his header from a corner get cleared off the line before dos Santos gave Mexico the lead.
The United States advanced to the final after beating Jamaica 3-1 in the semifinals, while Mexico advanced to the final after beating Haiti 1-0 on a penalty kick in extra time in the semifinals. The United States won the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup with a 2-1 win over Jamaica
Team USMNT roster needs to improve if they want to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2022. Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley is not a good soccer player for the US Mens National Team. Another USMNT failure.