United States clinched an exhilarating 1-0 extra-time win over defending champion Mexico to claim a seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup. Just three minutes were left in extra time when the US defender head-butted a cross by Kellyn Acosta past Mexican goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera.
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This was the American team’s first Gold Cup title since 2017 and avenged a defeat to Mexico in 2019 final. Mexico’s Hector Herrera was the Tournament’s Best Player. US Matt Turner, who recorded five clean sheets, was voted Best Goalkeeper. Almoez Ali of Qatar received the Top Scorer Award.