After a tough encounter in Cincinnati, the United States eliminated Canada on Sunday in the quarterfinals of the 2023 Gold Cup, after winning on penalties 3-2 (1-1 in regular time and 2-2 after overtime) and will face Panama. In the semi-finals, which will be held next Wednesday, July 12, in San Diego, California.
Striker of Mexican origin Brandon Vazquez gave the “US team” hope of qualifying when he broke the 0-0 lead in the 88th minute with his third official goal with the national team and in this tournament.
However, a handball in the opponent's zone by Myles Robinson doomed the Stars and Stripes, who had the Canadiens tied in the 90+3 minute after a Stephen Vitoria penalty goal, forcing overtime.
Already in extra time, Jacob Schavelborg turned the tables on the American team at 109 minutes, putting the regional champion on the line.
But everyone's team got back into the fight with an own goal by Scott Kennedy in the 114th minute, so this series will be decided on penalties. Where he won
“Team USA” won 3-2 thanks to the performance of the team's goalkeeper Matt Turner. Vitoria's shots were stopped by Arsenal's substitute goalkeeper, William Fraser. Kamal Miller and Jasen Russell Rowe scored for the Canadians, but Charles Andreas Brehm put the ball on the crossbar, passing the ball to the Americans, who scored at the feet of Cade Coyle, Gianluca Bosio and Jesus Ferreira.
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