Host United States and the archrival Mexico deny a dream final for the Gold Cup. The Americans moved a a 1-0 (0-0) against the outsider Panama in the final.
Host United States and the archrival Mexico deny a dream final Houston (SID) - at the Gold Cup. The Americans moved a by a 1-0 (0-0) against the underdog Panama for the fourth time in the series in the final of the North and Central America Championship in football, defending champions and record winner Mexico Honduras defeated 2-0 (0-0) after extra time. The final will be held on Saturday at the Rose Bowl from Pasadena.
Both favorites did hard in their semi-finals. The United States of Panama in the group stage yet disgraced (1: 2), won in the Reliant Stadium Houston with a late goal from Clint Dempsey (76.). At the same place (93) and Javier Hernandez (99.) for Mexico broke the resistance of the Hondurans Aldo de Nigris until after the regular season.