Gold Cup: USA ousts Canada in dramatic fashion to advance to semifinals

‘Team USA’ is a far cry from the tactical discipline that comes with enduring plays, quick transitions or finding goals on set pieces. In Gold Cup Concacaf’s bigs also suffer, but here, it was America One who used his head (literally) to deliver a blow of authority.

The Stars and Stripes were badly hit but won 3-2 in a penalty shootout. Canada In the quarter-final battle of the maximum tournament concacaf And the Panamanian has already fueled his own hopes of signing a trip to the ‘Golden State’ that awaits him in San Diego for the semi-finals.

Both teams kept their emotions in check for a long time during the engagement at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. Two strong but clouded midfields saw no ball go into the nets to pass the minutes and leave both fans yawning.

Great goal by Brandon Vasquez! Team USA beat Canada 1-0

The quality of the American team was theirs, highlighted by some fearsome triangles between Puccio and Sands, who looked to have the ball at their feet, but not enough to worry some disciplined Canadians. To make a mistake.

A go to the assistant referee and a fight at half-time is the most important thing in a game that doesn’t make it to the Gold Cup semi-finals. American incompetence was also reflected in Zendejas’ inability to break discipline. Rojiblancos, but everything was saved for last.

A cross to that area Brandon Vasquez He finished with a header in the 88′, and he deposited in the nets that already visited the team of stars and stripes in San Diego, a scene where Panama is already expecting a rival. But the drama unfolded in Ohio and minutes later, VAR awarded the Canadian captain a penalty. Steven Vittoria It was responsible for using compensation to mandate the first extension of the 2023 Gold Cup.

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Queue! Team USA and Canada push and shove in the locker room

All the drama that was not experienced for most of the game came in overtime, especially in the second overtime, when Canada was fully motivated and Jacob Schaffelburg, 109′ ended with a great individual move with a cross shot and a great goal. America responded by sheer effort and led the way Scott Kennedy He pushed the ball into his own goal at 115′ and, in this way, established the first penalty shootout of the tournament.

Once the penalty was awarded, the search for heroes began for both teams, although the Maple Leafs never found a goal, not the USA, which saw its goalkeeper. Matt Turner Adequate security is guaranteed to progress.

Turner saved two penalties ( Fraser and Vittoria) to achieve dramatic success after failure Prime And, this way, let Team USA once again cover itself with pride in another edition of the Gold Cup, and head to the Golden State known as the ‘Golden State’ to face Panama in San Diego. Going well, head to Los Angeles for the finals.

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