The United States are the new champion of the Gold Cup 2021 after beating the Mexico in the final with a late goal from Miles Robinson in the 117th minute of extra time. It was a tight match between the two Concacaf powers from the beginning with many chances for both teams, but eventually the USMNT found the way to win it.
Both teams had many chances to score the first goal of the match. For the United States, Gyasi Zardes and Paul Arriola were the most dynamic players on attack. Meanwhile, Orbelin Pineda also had clear opportunities to send the ball into the net but he missed.
With this title, the United States now have seven Gold Cup titles, just one behind Mexico. The Stars and the Stripes also won El Tricolor in the final of this tournament for the first time since 2007. Here, check out highlights and goal from this match:
Mexico and USA: Match Preview
Everything’s set for the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Final today, when Mexico and the USA clash to be crowned the regional champions. This will be their seventh final in the continental tournament. Here, check out everything there’s to know about this thrilling match such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
The USMNT is ready to seek revenge for the last edition’s final, in which they lost 1-0 against El Tri. Gregg Berhalter’s team has reached the decider after beating Qatar 1-0 in the semifinals thanks to a late goal from Gyasi Zardes. Now, they will try to lift their seventh Gold Cup trophy.
On the other hand, Mexico reached the final by beating Canada 2-1 in a dramatic match. However, Gerardo Martino’s team is the favorite to defend their crown against the USA, as they have beaten them in five finals so far. Of course, El Tri also want to win this title, especially after losing the Concacaf Nations League.
USA vs Mexico: Match Information
Date: Sunday, August 1, 2021.
Time: 8:30 PM (ET).
Location: Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas, Nevada.
USA vs Mexico: Time by State in the US
ET: 8:30 PM
CT: 7:30 PM
MT: 6:30 PM
PT: 5:30 PM
USA vs Mexico: Storylines
Mexico and the USA have played 71 matches in all competitions. Mexico have won 36 games, while the United States have 20 triumphs. They have drawn 15 times. Their most recent match was in the Concacaf Nations League Final, with the United States prevailing 3-2.
In the Gold Cup, these teams have faced each other seven times, and six games have been the final. None of those seven matches ended up in a draw, with Mexico winning five times and the USA reclaiming two victories. Mexico have won five finals, while the USA won only one decider in 2007 with a 2-1 result.
How to watch or live stream USA vs Mexico in the US
The match between USA and Mexico for the Gold Cup 2021 Final to be played this August, 1 will be broadcast in the US by Univision, TUDN USA, Fox Sports 1, FOX Sports App, TUDN App, Foxsports.com, Univision NOW, TUDN.com, SiriusXM FC
USA vs Mexico: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers in the US have already made their predictions for this match. According to FanDuel, Mexico are favorites with odds of +115, while the USA have odds of +230. A tie would end up in a +200 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel