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Mexico's 'other' Dos Santos emerges to haunt U.S. in Gold Cup final
CHICAGO -- The image of Giovani dos Santos taunting Tim Howard with intricate control, coaxing the ball back out of his reach and then lifting the most delicate of lofted shots into the top corner in the 2011 Gold Cup final is etched onto the collective consciousness of Mexico fans.

Pizarro leads the way in Mexico's Gold Cup triumph
Following a worrisome start to the Gold Cup final, Mexico surged back in an inspired second-half performance that carried them to their first championship under new manager Gerardo "Tata" Martino. Thanks to a lone goal from Jonathan dos Santos in the 73rd minute, El Tri narrowly squeezed past their CONCACAF rivals to steal the 2019 Gold Cup title with a 1-0 win.

Gold Cup final form guide: Improving U.S. looks to Pulisic; Mexico must maintain momentum
It is the Gold Cup final that most hoped for: On Sunday, the United States meets Mexico with CONCACAF glory on the line. Ahead of the big game, we asked Jeff Carlisle (U.S.) and Tom Marshall (Mexico) to evaluate the form of the teams they cover. 

Can the U.S. limit chances for Jimenez, Mexico's talented side in Gold Cup final?
The Gold Cup final is here, with old foes Mexico and the United States squaring off Sunday at Soldier Field in Chicago. While it will be their first Gold Cup meeting since 2011, there is plenty of familiarity between these two great rivals who are once again battling for regional supremacy.

Mexico advance to Gold Cup final but impressive Haiti show they belong
GLENDALE, AZ -- Haiti defender Andrew Jean-Baptiste struggled at times to get his words out after his team fell 1-0 to Mexico after extra time on Tuesday. The 27-year-old New York native didn't stick in MLS and currently plays his club soccer in the Swedish third tier at Umea FC, but he had just managed to keep one of the Premier League's best strikers last season, Wolves' Raul Jimenez, quiet in a Gold Cup semifinal.

Raul Jimenez keeps his nerve as Mexico wobble
It wasn't pretty, but Mexico stumbled into the Gold Cup final after a 1-0 extra-time win over Haiti on Tuesday. Following a tedious 90 minutes that featured little more than El Tri dominating possession and launching inaccurate shots, Mexico was then given a lifeline through a penalty in extra time.

Gold Cup semifinals preview: Predictions, key players and what to watch for
We are down to the final four in the Gold Cup, with historic favorites Mexico and the United States in the mix alongside 2015 and 2017 finalists Jamaica and tournament revelation Haiti.

Heavy favorite Mexico look to end Haiti's feel-good run at Gold Cup
GLENDALE, Arizona -- It's difficult to think of a semifinal of a major international tournament with as much of a David and Goliath feel as Haiti against Mexico on Tuesday in State Farm Stadium.

Ochoa the hero as Mexico survive major Gold Cup scare... barely
HOUSTON -- Gerardo "Tata" Martino tucked the medallion his mother had given him before she passed away between his lips and asked for a favor from above. By that point of Saturday night, the Mexico coach had used up his substitutions and his tactical tweaks had been rendered irrelevant: El Tri were behind in the penalty shootout in their Gold Cup quarterfinal against Costa Rica, with the usually clinical Raul Jimenez seeing the first penalty of the shootout saved by Ticos goalkeeper Leonel Moreira.

Ochoa turns in another 10/10 performance when Mexico needs him
Saturday's night Gold Cup quarterfinal between Mexico and Costa Rica was supposed to be a straightforward match for El Tri.

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