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2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final

2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final
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Event2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup
Date26 July 2009
VenueGiants Stadium, East Rutherford
RefereeCourtney Campbell (Jamaica)
Attendance79,156
2007
2011

The 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final was a football match that took place on 26 July 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States, to determine the winner of the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Background

This was the eighth CONCACAF Gold Cup final that featured the United States. They had won the title four times, most recently in 2007. Their opponent, Mexico, had won the tournament seven times, most recently in 2003. The two teams are longtime rivals and met twice before, splitting wins. The 2009 final was the last U.S. match to be played at Giants Stadium before its demolition.

Route to the final

United States Round Mexico
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
 Grenada 4–0 Match 1  Nicaragua 2–0
 Honduras 2–0 Match 2  Panama 1–1
 Haiti 2–2 Match 3  Guatemala 2–0
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 7
 Honduras 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
 Haiti 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
 Grenada 3 0 0 3 0 10 −10 0
Final standing
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
 Guadeloupe 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6
 Panama 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3 4
 Nicaragua 3 0 0 3 0 8 −8 0
Opponent Result Knockout stage Opponent Result
 Panama 2–1 (a.e.t.) Quarterfinals  Haiti 4–0
 Honduras 2–0 Semifinals  Costa Rica 2–0 (p.s.o.)

Match

Details

United States 0–5 Mexico
Report Torrado Goal 56' (pen.)
Dos Santos Goal 62'
Vela Goal 67'
Castro Goal 79'
Franco Goal 90'
Attendance: 79,156
Referee: Courtney Campbell (Jamaica)
United States
Mexico
Home team
GK 1 Troy Perkins
DF 4 Chad Marshall
DF 3 Clarence Goodson
DF 16 Jay Heaps Yellow card 24' Yellow-red card 88'
DF 2 Heath Pearce
MF 8 Logan Pause Yellow card 27' Substituted off 65'
MF 5 Kyle Beckerman Substituted off 81'
MF 7 Robbie Rogers
MF 10 Stuart Holden
MF 22 Davy Arnaud Substituted off 64'
FW 11 Brian Ching (c)
Substitutes
FW 17 Kenny Cooper Substituted in 64' Yellow card 90'
FW 20 Santino Quaranta Substituted in 65'
FW 15 Sam Cronin Substituted in 81'
Manager
United States Bob Bradley
Away team
GK 1 Guillermo Ochoa
DF 15 José Antonio Castro Substituted off 88'
DF 21 Juan Carlos Valenzuela
DF 2 Jonny Magallón
DF 5 Fausto Pinto
MF 6 Gerardo Torrado (c)
MF 8 Israel Castro
MF 22 Efraín Juárez
MF 17 Giovani dos Santos
FW 7 Alberto Medina Yellow card 45' Substituted off 46'
FW 14 Miguel Sabah Substituted off 69'
Substitutes
FW 11 Carlos Vela Substituted in 46'
FW 10 Guillermo Franco Substituted in 69' Yellow card 72'
FW 16 Carlos Esquivel Substituted in 88'
Manager
Mexico Javier Aguirre
Man of the Match
Mexico Giovani dos Santos
Assistant referees
Jamaica Ricardo Morgan
El Salvador Willian Torres
Fourth official
El Salvador Joel Aguilar

References

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