Football: Mexico retain Gold Cup title

Mexico won their second title in a row in the biennial North American regional tournament.


Afp June 26, 2011

PASADENA: Mexico won a sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup title by rallying to score four unanswered goals and defeat the United States 4-2 in the championship game at the Rose Bowl stadium. Pablo Barrera scored his second goal of the game in the 50th minute to break a 2-2 deadlock and Giovani Dos Santos added an insurance goal in the 76th minute for the Mexicans, who trailed 2-0 after only 23 minutes. Mexico won their second title in a row in the biennial North American regional tournament and qualified for the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 27th, 2011.

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