Haiti 0-1 Mexico: El Tri suffer to book Gold Cup final place
Final Time | Haiti 0-1 Mexico, Gold Cup
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GAME OVER!! Mexico suffers but wins and is the first GOLD CUP finalist
Two more minutes left in the extra time
HAIIITIIII !!!! The Caribean side was so darn close to tie the game but the crossboard stops the ball
Uriel Antuna goes down, looked to be complaining about his shoulder, but he gets up
PLACIIIIIDDEEEE !!! Again the Haiti goalie save his team from a new Mexican goal
ANTUNAAAA !!! The LA Galaxy forward is looking for his goal!
Haiti with a nice chance as they won a free kick in the offensive half but the attempt is cleared by the Mexican defense
Mexico with the tiki-taka in no rush just controlling the ball
Antuna with a clear but his attempt is blocked by the defense!
Second extra time is a go!
First extra half is done, 15 minutes still to go!
JIMENEEEEZ!!! The Mexican striker founds himself infront of the box, but with no clear angle he's strike goes sideway
Mexico - In goes Luis Montes for Jona dos Santos
Haiti wants to score but Mexico is not letting them through and keep clearing all Haiti's attempts
Corner, after a great move from Antuna, Mexico with a new chance to score
Haiti - In goes Herivaux for Saba and in goes also Cantare for Guerrier
Antuna opens up the game, he creates chances and Mexico gets close to score the second of the night
Foul! Pizarro goes down and Mexico gets a free kick in the defensive half
Haiti wins a free kick in the offensive half and is looking to tie the game, but the shot goes to Ochoa's hands
Mexico - In goes Diego Reyes for Edson Alvarez
GOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAL GOOOOOOAAAAAL GOOOOAAAL !!! Deadlock is over with Jimenez goal from the penalty spot!
Raul takes the ball and is going to take on the penalty
PENALTY !!!!!! Mexico with a nice chance !!
This starts like the last two times, with Mexico pressuring and Haiti holding off
Extra time is a go
Regular Time stats
GAME OVER, THIS IS GOING TO EXTRA TIMEEEE !!!
Haiti with the counter attack but the ref calls offside!
Four minutes of added time!
Haiti is sending the game into over time by holding off El Tri
Haiti tried for the counter attack but they missed its attempt and Mexico recovers the ball once again
Mexico with five minutes left keeps pressuring up front, but they can't find a way to score!
Mexico yes controlling the ball, but they look messy, lost and out of clarity late in the game
Moreno picks up a card after stopping Haiti's counter attack
Ten minutes left in regular time...
Haiti is holding off Mexico with El Tri still not finding a way to score, thus far this is great for Haiti!
The game is played center field with the lines opening a bit with Mexico starting to wake up getting more intensity
Haiti wants Antuna to feel their pressure and Alceus goes hard on him, now Mexico gets a new chance in attack with a free kick
Ochoa with a nice save as Haiti to surprise him as the game starts to open up
Antuna has given Mexico a breath of fresh air as El Tri starts pressuring more up front with a lot of more urgency!
Antuna with the first ball he touches creates a nice on goal, but his attempt is blocked
Haiti - In goes Etienne for Nazon
Mexico - In goes Uriel Antuna for Alvarado
Mexico - In goes Rodriguez for Guardado
PLACIDE !! Guardado with the shot but its stop by the goalie who sends it to corner!
Mexico wins a free kick in the offensive half, a nice chance in attack for the Mexican side!
Haiti is realizing Mexico has not clarity in the field, and they start getting bolder and bolder up front
Rodriguez left the field to be taken care of, Mexico is playing with ten
Rodriguez with a bloody head after a foul, the medical staff is on the field checking on him
A new corner for Mexico, El tri has a new chance
Mexico is looking lost on the field they're not comfortable or they're not having a clear idea on how to control the game beyond the ball
Haiti getting bold at times, goes up front wanting to surprise Memo Ochoa, but they're not accurate either
CORNER!!! Mexico with the rebounds between Alvarado and Salcedo missed a great chance on goal!
The defensive style is comanding the game, there are no spaces, no clear chances with Haiti defending and Mexico pressuring
The rhythm of the game is slow, Mexico should be in more rush playing with more intensity, while Haiti is just waiting for the Mexican's mistake
Mexico with the collective play from behind moves forward into Haiti's side of the field
Haiti keeps complicating things for El Tri and Mexico struggles to find the back of Placide's net
Haiti stays compact in defence while Mexico in possession keeps looking to find space between the lines from the start
Second half is underway!
WHISTLE! No goals thus far
One more minute to play
Mexico pushing hard with multiple rebounds, but no one is able to score with all its attempts going everywhere but the box!
While Mexico have been dominant they have yet to manage a shot on target thus far.
JOOOONAAAA !! The LA Galaxy player with a dangerous long strike, but its goes wide
Haiti is getting bold, as they found an open space to test Ochoa with Arcus but the Mexican goalie takes the ball with his hands
MEXICO - MEXICO is heared in the stands with the fans supporting El Tri !
PLACIIIIIIDEEEE !!!! Raúl Jiménez with a nice opening in front of the box but the Haitian goalie with a great stop, denies the striker of the first one!
With Mexico's defense mostly on center field, Haiti founds a way with the long shots but not with a lot of sense
EL Tri starts with the tiki-taka all over again, but Haiti's lines are compact and Mexico can't seem to find a way through!
Mexico goes up front again with Guardado, Gallardo founds the center, but he sents the ball to the stands!!!
Haiti found some open spaces up front and is creating opportunities in Mexico's side of the field
Haiti recovers the ball center field, and tries the counter attack but the Mexican defense is on spot and blocks the attempt
The Mexican side recovers the ball and start again the collective play from behind with Salcedo and Moreno, as the lines have moves up front
Mexico's attempt goes to Placide hands and the goalie plays it short and Haiti start the collective play forward
The game has moved to Haiti's side of the field with Mexico pushing and pushing to found some space and we have a new corner!
El Tri is seeking the collective play forward seeking for spaces between the lines and the pressure is hard
Mexico pressuring hard up front, sending balls to the area as they look for that opener
The pace of the game has slow down a bit, with Mexico still controlling the rhythm of the ball
Mexico with a new chance, but the referee calls offside!
What a nice collective play by Mexico after a corner kick from Jona, but the Mexicans failed to found the back of Haiti's box!
Despite Mexico having more control of the game, Haiti haven't resigned to play forward trying to surprise El Tri
Haiti's attempt was cleared by the defense
Haiti with a big move wins a free kick in the offensive half
Mexico has pushed Haiti backwards while the Caribean start to play in a more defensive style
Alceus picks up a card after a hard foul on Andrés Guardado
CLOOOOOSEEEE !!! Mexico with a new chance on goal as El Tri starts controling the game
El Tri got a dangerous free kick in attack, the rebound went to Alvarado but he sends the ball to the side of the box!
Mexico looking more compact now creating plays up front, looking to open a space to score!
Mexico with Jona dos Santos try the collective play and there was a hand in the area, but the ref call for nothing!!
Haiti is giving Mexico a run for their money as the Caribbeans are pressuring El Tri quite hard for the control of the ball
Foul! Guerries on Pizarro and Mexico wins a free kick in the defensive half!
Rodríguez with a nice chance on goal but Placide was on spot to block the attempt
Gerardo Martino watching from the stands as he's supended for the double yellow he got against Costa Rica
Gallardo's center was cleared by the Caribbean defense
Mexico recovers the ball and starts the collective play to win a corner!
Haiti got the first chance of the game as the found the Mexican defense distracted
Mexico moves first and we're underway!
Both teams huddle together for the last time.
Time for the Mexican national anthem
Haiti national anthem starts.
Teams are in the tunnel and they make their way onto the field
AS to follow, Raúl Jiménez: The Mexican forward comes from failing a penalty against Costa Rica. Although thanks to 'Memo' Ochoa's penalty save, Raúl positively left the quarterfinal stage to focus on his thing, score goals.
Mexico starting lineup
- 21Luis Rodríguez
- 15Héctor Moreno
- 23Jesús Gallardo
- 3Carlos Salcedo
- 4Edson Álvarez
- 9Raúl Jiménez
- 20Rodolfo Pizarro
- 11Roberto Alvarado
The Mexican team attempts to remain undefeated under Martino's orders. El Tri lost its perfect round against Costa Rica. Statistically, Mexico tied 1-1 against Costa Rica, with which the seven-game winning streak ended.
As to follow, Steeven Saba: The midfielder is taking the spotlight due to his resemblance to Mexican striker, Carlos Vela. However, Saba has shown his quality by scoring one of the goals in the 2-0 victory against Nicaragua in group stage.
Haiti starting XI
- 22Alex Júnior Christian
- 16Andrew Jean Baptiste
- 6Jems Geffrard
- 2Carlens Arcus
- 19Steeven Saba
- 21Bryan Alceus
- 20Frantzdy Pierrot
From the start, it was not expected much from Haiti, but the Caribbean side has given a statement in this tournament, not only did they got their ticket for the Gold Cup semifinal, they did it with a perfect record of four consecutive wins.
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Hello and welcome to the Gold Cup action between Haiti and Mexico. Gold Cup semifinal match to be played this Tuesday, July 2, from the University of Phoenix Stadium.
Hello and welcome to the Gold Cup action between Haiti and Mexico. Gold Cup semifinal match to be played this Tuesday, 2 July from the University of Phoenix Stadium.