USA vs Mexico preview, team news and prediction | CONCACAF Gold Cup

The USA will face off against Mexico in the second semi-final match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Here is our preview, team news, and prediction for the match.

USA vs Mexico preview, team news and prediction | CONCACAF Gold Cup
USA Soccer Team

USA vs Mexico: The United States of America will lock horns with Mexico in the summit clash of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada.

With the trophy at stake, both sides will look to give each other a run for their money as they would want to take the silverware home.

USA vs Mexico: Team Preview

USA

The USA finished atop the Group B points table and then defeated Jamaica 1-0 in their quarter-final fixture. They squared off against Asian side Qatar in the first semi-final match on 30th July. American player Gyasi Zardes netted the only goal of the match at the 86th minute which helped his side win the game. With that, they progress to the finals.

Mexico

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Mexican Soccer Team player

The El Tri topped their group in the Gold Cup 2021. Mexico defeated Honduras 3-0 in the quarter-final match and won the semi-final match 2-1 against Canada. Mexican player Orbelin Pineda converted a penalty at 45+2 to give his side a 1-0 lead in the game.

Tajon Buchanan scored a goal at the 57th minute for Canada to level scores 1-1. The referee signaled 12 minutes of added time, which proved costly for the Reds as they conceded a goal in the stoppage time. Hector Herrera from Mexico scored a goal at 90+9 and helped his side beat Canda in the crucial encounter.

USA vs Mexico: Head-to-Head

The United States of America have 21 wins, while Mexico are with 38 wins to their name. The remaining 14 games ended in draws.

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USA vs Mecico: Team News

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USA Soccer Team players

Both sides will have all their players available for selection during the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 encounter.

USA vs Mexico: Probable Playing XI

USA

Matt Turner, Shaquell Moore, Walker Zimmerman, James Sands, Sam Vines, Jackson Yueill, Cristian Roldan, Sebastian Lletget, Gianluca Busio, Gyasi Zardes, Daryl Dike

Mexico

Alfredo Talavera, Luis Rodriguez, Nestor Araujo, Hector Moreno, Jesus Gallardo, Jonathan Dos Santos, Hector Herrera, Edson Alvarez, Jesus Corona, Rogelio Funes Mori, Orbelin Pineda

Prediction

Mexico are favourites to win this match, but the USA have performed well this season and stands a chance to defeat their opponent.

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