1-0. Jonathan Dos Santos (73')
Goals and Highlights: Mexico 1-0 USA, Gold Cup Final 2019
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Goals and Highlights: Mexico 1-0 USA, Gold Cup Final 2019

Follow along for Mexico vs USMNT live stream, squads preview and score updates of the 2019 Final Gold Cup game. Kickoff time: 03:00 ET.

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Selección MexicanaOchoa; Rodríguez, Salcedo, Moreno, Gallardo; Álvarez, Guardado, Dos Santos; Antuna, Jiménez, Pizarro.
USMNTSteffen; Cannon, Miazga, Long, Ream; Bradley, McKennie, Morris, Arriola; Pulisic, Altidore
SCORE1-0. Jonathan Dos Santos (73')
Game Highlights
Mexico 1-0 USA
Jonathan Dos Santos banger gave Mexico their first title in the Gerardo Martino Era. 
MEXICO WINS IT
After 94 minutes of action, Mexico beats the United States and wins the gold Cup 2019 in Chicago.
88'
Guardado leaves and Reyes comes in. 
87'
Incredible double save by the best goalkeeper in Mexico history. Guillermo Ochoa, once again, clutch. 
85'
Antuna leaves the pitch and Alvarado comes in. 
84'
84 minutes in and still no yellow cards. Really poor game from the referee. 
82'
Final move from Berlharter. Lowitz for Ream. 
80'
'Tata' makes a move. Pizarro leaves the pitch and Carlos Rodriguez subs in. 
Dos Santos goal that has Mexico 10 minutes away from winning the 'chip.
77'
Really poor game by Moreno. Even though Mexico is winning, the center back is playing a really bad match. 
73'
Absolute banger by Dos Santos with his left foot.
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL
Jonathan Dos Santos scores the first goal of the match after a 'cheeky' play by Jimenez. 
69'
Gallardo shoots from outside the box but staring into Steffen's hands.
66'
Mexico starting to gain confidence. Two clear chances in a row for Jimenez but the striker is not able to score. 
63'
Another sub from the home team. Zardes comes in for Altidore.
60'
First substitution of the game. Roldan comes in for Morris.
55'
So far Gallardo and Rodriguez haven't been able to make an impact on the game. The left back and right back just can't send a good cross in. 
Morris' early chance in the second half 
50'
Unreal save from Guardado on the line after a header from Morris. Another good chance for the US of A. 
47'
McKennie and Moreno go at it. Hard foul from the defender on Altidore.
45'
Even though Pizarro suffered an elbow injury at the end of the first half, he will continue. 
45'
Second half is underway in Chicago. 
45+1
First half is over. Close game but the clearest chances have been for the US so far. 
42'
Pulisic tries chipping over Ochoa but the Mexican's goalie experience helps him to get the ball. 
41'
Good shot from Jonathan Dos Santos. Outside the box but still close from the goal.
Some pictures of the first half in Chicago.
39'
Not many players like Pulisic in the world. The best footballer at the Soldier Field tonight. 
This was the play that made Gerardo Martino go off on the bench. Everyone from the Mexican squad that didn't start is warming up on the sidelines. 
32'
Aside from that good play from Pizarro, Mexico hasn't created chances at all. 
31'
A little bit of confusion between Moreno and Ochoa, and Arriola was close from scoring the first goal of the night. Another clear chance for the Americans. 
30'
Mexico is taking too long to interpret the game. Pulisic is the man to go to from the USA and the defenders still can't contain him.
Pulisic's early miss in the game.
25'
Pizarro tries a bicycle kick but isn't able to contact the ball properly.
21'
Things starting to get chippy at the Soldier Field. Altidore going at 'Chaka' after a hard foul from the defender.
16'
Good play by Pizarro who sends a cross to Guardado but the midfielder isn't able to get a good touch on it. 
15'
Far from their best level Rodriguez. Had a good tournament in Mexico last semester but hasn't been able to find his game. 
13'
Mexico seems to struggle in the midfield.
11'
In the first minutes of this Gold Cup Final, the US is deserving to get the win. Already two good chances by Pulisic and Altidore but they couldn't get on the board. 
7'
Unreal miss by Altidore. The striker had the clearest chance on a one-on-one play with Ochoa and he misshits it with the left foot. 
5'
Incredible run by Pulisic but Ochoa makes a good save and keeps the match tied at zeros.
5'
First five minutes and still no clear chances for any of both teams.
0'
We are underway here at Chicago for the Mexico vs USA Gold Cup Final!
LIVE: Mexico vs USA

Mexico's anthem resounds in Chicago! Spectacular.
The American anthem is being sung at this time.

"And the land of the brave!".

What has happened in the last three encounters? Mexico can clearly smile about it.
Press conference Martino
You must watch yesterday's Mexico's Martino press conference. The head coach had a really interesting intervention.
LIVE Pregame: Mexico vs USA
Wondering how it looks like from pitch level? This is how fans will experience the game live from the stadium.
USMNT warm ups
United States jumps on the Soldier Field pitch for their activation and dynamic drills.

Teams are warming up
The Mexican squad started the warm-up routine. In the picture, Carlos Salcedo gets ready.

Don't forget the DosACero
American fans don't forget that 2-0 game. The "Dos a Cero" chant sounds around Chicago.
Mexico 1-0 USA
Mexican fans are really familiarized with Univision, who owns the Tri's TV rights.
Potential tie in titles
Mexico has 10 titles and USA 6, but since it is called the Gold Cup as such (1991), the titles are:

7 Mexico

6 USA 

If the hosts win by statute, many will say they have tied at 7 crowns.

The only time the US has beaten Mexico in a Gold Cup Final was in 2007, and they played in the same venue as today, the Soldier Field.
PREVIEW: Mexico vs USA
Mexico XI!
Mexico's starting lineup has also been confirmed.

Ochoa; Rodríguez, Salcedo, Moreno, Gallardo; Álvarez, Guardado, Dos Santos; Antuna, Jiménez, Pizarro.

USMNT XI!
Home team lineup confirmed! Steffen; Bradley, Arriola, Long, McKennie, Morris, Ream, Cannon, Miazga, Altidore and Pulisic.
Mexico will wear their black kit.
Hector Moreno feels ready
The defender will be crutial tonight for Tata Martino's squad.
Lineups coming soon!
The hype surrounding this game is unlike any other. Less than two hours away from the start of the match.
The last time this two teams met in a Gold Cup Final was back in 2011, when Mexico beat the US 4-2. 
Will the United States crown two soccer champions today? This morning the women got their second World Cup in a row, and the men are looking to lift their second Gold Cup trophy and two years.
Martino thinks this about USA's coch
"First, I have a great respect for Gregg Berhalter, the person and for the coach. I think he is one of the best coaches that I have faced in MLS and obviously the football that he practices needs time and is what he had in friendly matches, I think that that tuning and that knowledge of what the coach wants, on the part of its players, it begins to be seen now in the Gold Cup with the matches that have already passed and even with the passage of time they are still going to do it better, it is not easy the way that Gregg proposes that his teams play that only in a handful of matches can be seen in its full dimension."
What does it mean to play for Mexico? El Tri stars answer that question in this great video.
"It's an even final, with possibilities for both sides, I imagine a game of much more shared protagonism. America proposes a football of attack, of tenure, of protagonism and undoubtedly we're going to have to face a different game from those we've played so far."
Martino speaks
Prior to the practice, Gerardo Martino spoke at a press conference, where he addressed topics such as tomorrow's game vs USMNT and what will happen with the team he leads.
Final practice
Relive the last training in Mexico. This is how El Tri practiced yesterday for tonight's game.
Bookmakers
According to the bookmakers, Mexico is the favorite tonight and the tie in regular time is the second most feasible result.
Where to watch Mexico vs USA live stream from both countries?
> If you want to directly stream it: fuboTV (Free trial + monthly subscription), Univision NOW, Fox Sports GO, CONCACAF GO.

If you want to watch in on internet: VAVEL USA is your best option!

Mexico vs USA Live Score and Result
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How to watch Mexico vs USA Live TV and Stream
If you want to watch the game on TV, your options are: Univision Deportes, Univision (US-Español), FOX Sports 1 (US-English).
The resale will be an important factor, since the tickets were sold at an average price of 250 dollars, while the resale has tripled to a minimum of 800 dollars.
House will be full
Chicago's Soldier Field, which has a capacity for 61,500 spectators, will look completely full and where most are expected to be Mexican.
Factor Tata
Gerardo Martino, the new coach of el Tri, will want to continue with his unbeaten streak, assuring that Mexico is on the right track, because they are in the final for a reason, so it is planned to play the same offensive way to previous games.
Player to watch: USA
Chelsea's Christian Pulisic, who has become one of the young promises for the US national team, will need to provide his starting eleven with an additional spark that can lead them to the title. USMNT are also in a period of adaptation to their new coach.
Player to watch: Mexico
Guillermo Ochoa, a fundamental piece for the Mexicans to reach this stage. From the beginning of the tournament to having saved the decisive penalty in the quarterfinals vs Costa Rica.
The central referee for this Mexico vs USMNT will be Guatemala's Mario Escobar.
USA panorama
Coach Gregg Berhalter has said that despite the difficulty of the match they are aware of what it means to win the CONCACAF title. They will be an important challenge for Mexico.
Mexico panorama
The team led by Gerardo Martino has suffered a lot of wear and tear, a situation that is not expected to be significant, after the last two matches have had to be extended to overtime.
Tonight, Mexico will be at home at American soil against USA. El Tri are undoubtedly favourites due to tradition and history, but their football is in a stage of adaptation to Martino's ideology.
Kick-off time
The Mexico vs United States game will be played at the Soldier Field Stadium in Chicago, United States. The start of play is scheduled at 8pm ET.
Welcome to VAVEL.com’s LIVE coverage of the 2019 Gold Cup Final game: Mexico vs USA!

My name is Alan Nunez and I’ll be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, roster updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL.

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