23 de octubre de 2019
ÚLTIMAS NOTICIAS:
Hispanic World

Mexico beats USMNT 1-0 to win 8th Gold Cup championship

Chicago, USA, Jul 7 (efe-epa).- Midfielder Jonathan dos Santos scored the only goal with which the Mexican men's national soccer team beat the United States 1-0 in the final of the Gold Cup's 15th edition to be crowned the new champions of the top Concacaf tournament on Sunday.

Chicago, USA, Jul 7 (efe-epa).- Midfielder Jonathan dos Santos scored the only goal with which the Mexican men's national soccer team beat the United States 1-0 in the final of the Gold Cup's 15th edition to be crowned the new champions of the top Concacaf tournament on Sunday.

The goal came in the 73rd minute when forward Raul Jimenez back-heeled a pass to dos Santos, who kicked it sweetly into the net, above and beyond the hands of US goalkeeper Zack Steffen.

This is Mexico's eighth Gold Cup title in the nine finals it has played, including six against the US, out of which it has won five.

The only final Mexico lost was in 2007, which – just like the match played Sunday in front of 72,492 spectators – was also played in Chicago's Soldier Field stadium.

The outcome of Sunday's match could have been different if the US had managed to convert two clear scoring opportunities early in the game and then another one later.

Mexico, which lacked ideas and did not have a specific leading player, gradually gained possession of the ball but was unable to create scoring opportunities.

Their first chance to score came in the 16th minute with a shot by Andres Guardado that went high. This was followed by another miss in the 42nd minute when dos Santos sent a powerful, right-legged shot that whizzed just wide of the post.

The second half began on the same note and the US had the first scoring opportunity, but everything changed from the 52nd minute onward in favor of Mexico, which began to have greater control of the ball, regaining it and creating clear goal scoring opportunities that striker Raul Jimenez was unable to convert when the ball reached him inside the area.

Another missed chance for Mexico came in the 67th minute, when attacker Uriel Antuna sent the ball slightly left off the post.

rm/pd/dl

Histórico de noticias
Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon starring in Apple's streaming TV debut

By David Villafranca

Who are the main candidates for Uruguayan presidency?

By Santiago Carbone

Chileans take to streets again to protest for 15th consecutive day

Santiago de Chile, Oct 22 (efe-epa).- The president of Chile on Tuesday announced a social agenda to reform the pension, healthcare and pharmaceutical...

Acting US envoy to Ukraine incriminates Trump before Congress

Washington, Oct 22 (efe-epa).- Acting US Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor on Tuesday told House committees that Washington informed him earlier this...

Mauricio and Alberto, the 60-year-olds vying for power in Argentina

By Rodrigo Garcia

Protest in Santiago, Chile

Santiago de Chile, Oct 21 (efe-epa).- A 22-year-old was killed on Monday by a Navy truck in the southern city of Talcahuano, becoming the 12th person to...

Japan-LatAm relationship based on cooperation, raw materials

By Laura Nuñez Marin

By Ana Maria Alarcon

NY library opens exhibit on reclusive author J.D. Salinger

By Jorge Fuentelsaz

Colombian goes from making cardboard hats to heading ice cream company

By Jeimmy Paola Sierra

8 Dead in riots, fires in Chilean capital

(Update 3: adds details, quotes)

Two Spaniards out to make history in Clipper Race

By Federico Anfitti

Zuckerberg admits Facebook publishes campaign ads containing lies

Washington, Oct 17 (efe-epa).- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social network's policy of publishing campaign ads that contain...

Trump aide confirms Ukraine aid withheld so Kiev would probe Dems

Washington, Oct 17 (efe-epa).- Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney confirmed Thursday that President Donald Trump held up military aid to...

Cuban dance legend Alicia Alonso dies at 98

Havana, Oct 17 (efe-epa).- Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso, a legendary figure in classic dance, died Thursday, a representative of the Cuban National Ballet...

IMF's Georgieva urges US, China to make peace on trade

Washington, Oct 17 (efe-epa).- The managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva, on Thursday urged the...

"Maleficent" is Angelina Jolie's return debut after Brangelina breakup

Los Angeles, Oct 15 (efe-epa).- Wicked, ironic, elegant and powerful - these are the characteristics of Angelina Jolie's character Malefica in "Maleficent:...

Google, British Museum digitalizing Maya culture, providing free world access

By Manuel Lopez

Ecuardorian indigenous teen: I know the fight wasn't in vain

By Fernando Gimeno

Rouhani: I'm ready to meet with 5+1, including US, to discuss nuclear deal

Tehran, Oct 14 (efe-epa).- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that he is willing to meet with the leaders of the six great world powers, including...

Ecuador getting back to normal after 11 days of protests

Quito, Oct 14 (efe-epa).- Ecuador on Monday is getting back to normal after 11 days of sometimes violent protests that ended Sunday night when the Lenin...

Hunter Biden to step down from foreign boards if father wins presidency

Washington, Oct 13 (efe-epa).- Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President - and front-running Democratic presidential contender - Joe Biden, promised on...

Government, indigenous leaders reach agreement to end protests in Ecuador

Quito, Oct 13 (efe-epa).- The government of Ecuador and leaders representing the Andean nation's indigenous peoples reached an agreement on Sunday to repeal...

Trump: There's a very good chance we'll reach a trade deal with China

Washington, Oct 9 (efe-epa).- President Donald Trump said Wednesday that there is a "really good chance" of reaching a bilateral trade deal with China, one...