Panama with the United States and Jamaica against Mexico, Gold Cup semi-finalists

Sports Writing, July 9 (EFE). The semi-finals of the 2023 Gold Cup were set for Sunday with the US vs Panama And Mexico Reverse Jamaicawhose games on Wednesday will be played at Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, California, and at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, respectively.

The first to beat the quarter-finals of CONCACAF’s most important tournament was Panama, courtesy of a 4-0 victory over Qatar on Saturday.

Then Mexico was defeated 2-0 Costa Rica.

On Sunday, the Reggae Boys dispatched the Guatemalan national team to a 1-0 victory that put them in contention for a spot in the final, while the United States struggled to eliminate. Canada. The match needed extra time and was decided by a penalty shootout after finishing 2-2.

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An Ismail Diaz hat-trick sealed Panama’s victory over Portugal’s Carlos Queiroz in Qatar.

The Panamanian formation came from the first minute with high pressure and looking to open the scoring, and in the 19th minute, a cross was made by Eric Davis, who sent Edgar Parkenas to the post farthest from the goalkeeper, and the score was 1-0.

In the 56th minute Ismail Diaz, after an assist from Adalberto Carrasquilla, made it 2-0. In 1963, Diaz himself determined the victory.

In the 65th minute, Alberto Quintero hit a through ball, and Diaz, who scored with a powerful cross, reached the third goal in his account and the fourth for Panama.

Mexico regains its color and removes Costa Rica

The Mexican national team qualified with two goals from Orbelin Pineda from a penalty kick and Eric Sanchez.

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El Tri won again, after losing 0-1 against Qatar, in their final match of the group stage.

Reggae Boys in search of the final

Left-back Amari Bell’s 51st-minute goal was enough for Jamaica to leave Guatemala by the wayside and advance to the semi-finals with a 1-0 win at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati.

La Bicolor left Concacaf’s most emblematic tournament feeling it had arguments to move on and that the Reggae Boyz were preparing to take on Mexico in Las Vegas.

The United States suffers, but sanctions reward it

Goalkeeper Matt Turner was the penalty shootout hero for the United States, after a thrilling 2-2 game, to defeat Canada in the Gold Cup quarter-finals (3-2 on penalties) and snag a ticket to some semi-finals to be measured in. with Panama.

A goal keeper Arsenal He stopped the first two penalty kicks and opened the way for the Stars and Stripes, the current tournament champions, to resolve a duel filled with scenario twists at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati.

The goals, which occurred in the 120 minutes of the match that went into extra time, were scored by Brandon Vasquez, who put the Americans ahead in the 88th minute, and Scott Kennedy, who scored an own goal in the 113th minute, which set the showdown to penalties, Where Turner became a giant for the United States.

For Canada, Stephen Vitória equalized in the 93rd minute and already in extra time, Jacob Schaffelburg He put Canada ahead on 109 until Kennedy’s goal came.

Jesús Ferreira, Colombian-American goalkeeper at the trophy

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The FC Dallas forward and son of former Columbia striker David Ferreira who joined MLS in 2009, Ferreira is the man of the moment for the US Gold Cup team.

The forward notched back-to-back hat-tricks in the group stage, in 6-0 victories over Trinidad and Tobago and St Kitts and Nevis, and this Sunday scored one of the decisive penalties that gave the United States the lead against Canada.

Gold Cup top scorer, Ferreira is the first soccer player in United States history to score three goals in two consecutive matches in international competition.

(c) EFE Agency

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