x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 17 August 2017

US to play Mexico in Gold Cup final

The two-time defending champions reached the final, which will be played in New Jersey, with a 2-0 victory over Honduras.

The United States play Mexico in the final of the Concacaf Gold Cup tomorrow. The two-time defending champions US reached the final, which will be played in New Jersey, with a 2-0 victory over Honduras thanks to goals from Clarence Goodson and Kenny Cooper. Mexico needed penalties to beat Costa Rica in their semi-final. The sides were level at 1-1 after 120 minutes, but Mexico won the shoot-out 5-3 to set-up a repeat of the 2007 final. sports@thenational.ae