Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez has been named the Most Valuable Player at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The Manchester United striker was the main man for El Tri as they swept to their sixth win in the tournament with a 4-2 victory over the USA in the final on Saturday. Although the 23 year old did
Mexico won the CONCACAF Gold Cup with a 4-2 win over the United States in a hugely entertaining final played in front of 93,000 fans in Pasadena, California. The United States grabbed a stunning 2-0 lead within 23 minutes thanks to goals from Michael Bradley and Landon Donovan. But Mexico fought back to go in
Extra-time goals from Aldo de Nigris and Javier Hernandez gave Mexico a 2-0 win over Honduras on Wednesday, earning them a place in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final against the United States. In front of a loud and overwhelmingly Mexican crowd of more than 70,000, ‘El Tri’ were unable to put away their chances in
A 76th minute goal from Clint Dempsey put the United States into the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup with a 1-0 victory over Panama on Wednesday. The U.S will face the winners of the other semi-final between Mexico and Honduras, also being played at Reliant Stadium on Wednesday. Panama, who had beaten Bob Bradley’s
The United States scored twice in the second half to beat a 10-man Jamaica side 2-0 and advance to the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Jermaine Jones broke the deadlock when he scored four minutes into the second half after his shot took a deflection off Jamaican defender Jermaine Taylor, giving goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts
Panama scored in the 90th minute to tie the game and went on to beat El Salvador 5-3 on penalties on Sunday, earning a place in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup against the United States. With the teams locked at 1-1 after extra time, Panama converted all five penalties they attempted and El
Honduras beat Costa Rica 4-2 on penalties on Saturday to reach the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. The match, played as the first leg of a double-header at the New Meadowlands Stadium, finished 1-1 after normal time and 30 minutes of extra time. Honduras converted all four penalties they attempted but two Costa Rica
Javier Hernandez scored his sixth goal at the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Saturday as Mexico came from behind to beat Guatemala 2-1 in the quarter-finals. The defending champions needed two second half goals to avoid a monumental upset after Guatemala skipper Carlos Ruiz had caught the Mexican defence napping to score in the fifth minute.