USA clinched the Gold Cup in dramatic style as Miles Robinson’s extra-time header gave the People a 1-Zero victory over Mexico.
The US group, who had been with out stars Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie and Gio Reyna, edged out a extra skilled Mexican aspect with a 117th-minute winner in Nevada.
Robinson (left) headed the US to Gold Cup glory in Nevada[/caption]
Atlanta United defender Robinson’s dramatic late header from a Kellyn Acosta free-kick gave the US a second win over Mexico in as many months following their 3-2 victory within the Nations League again in June.
The triumph was additionally revenge for USA’s Gold Cup last defeat to Mexico in 2019 once they had been on the fallacious finish of a 1-Zero scoreline.
Talking after the match, match-winner Robinson stated: “I don’t actually know what occurred, I’m nonetheless [feeling] some loopy feelings. I’m glad we obtained the W, that’s all I can say.
“We had been focusing rather a lot on set-pieces. I knew if I may get open and get half a step that I may end one.
“And Kellyn [Acosta] put an ideal ball in so I needed to end it.
When requested what he was considering after he scored, he added: “That my neck was somewhat bit sore and I’m able to have fun!”
Robinson has scored simply as soon as in 4 seasons in Main League Soccer, however towered above everyone else to plant his header past Alfredo Talavera and hand the US the title.
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The victory seals USA’s seventh Gold Cup trophy, their sixth because the flip of the century.
However they continue to be 4 behind record-holders Mexico, who’ve received the event 11 instances.
The final 11 Gold Cups have all been received by both USA or Mexico, a run which stretches again to Canada’s triumph in 2000.
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