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Gold Cup

  • June 5, 2011
  • • 8:00 PM
  • • AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
  • Referee: E. Wijngaarde
  • • Attendance: 80108
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  • And that's it from me! I'm David Gubala and it was a pleasure covering tonight. You can follow me on twitter @DavidGubala for more Gold Cup coverage. Thanks!
  • And that's it! MEXICO 5-0 EL SALVADOR!
  • 90' + 4'
    CHICHARITO!!! GOAL!!! FABULOUS FIVE!!!!
  • 90' + 3'
    Penalty Goal Javier Hernández
  • 90' + 3'
    Red Card M. González
  • 90' + 3'
    CHICHARITO FOULED
  • 90' + 3'
    CHICHARITO FOULED
  • 90' + 3'
    PENALTY!!
  • 90' + 1'
    91st minute and Mexico, including Barrera, are playing with no difference to how they started playing. Incredible endurance.
  • 88'
    El Salvador free kick, but goes straight into into Ochoa's hands.
  • 85'
    Mexico possessing the ball now. "Oles" are becoming really clear now and this one looks to be almost over and done with.
  • 82'
    El Salvador holding onto the ball in Mexico's half. Long searching ball goes out for an Ochoa goal kick.
  • 79'
    Substitution R. Zelaya R. Corrales
  • 79'
    Barrera is a worry for Mexico fans. Taken out due to an injury of some sort.
  • 77'
    Reyna with a whip, but just wide off the diving Montes
  • 76'
    El Salvador trying to create momentum with a couple of exchange passes. Rafa Marquez has it all covered.
  • 75'
    Mexico's ability to play those diagonal balls can be crucial in further stages of this tournament. How they play on turf is also remarkable.
  • 74'
    Substitution Jose Andrés Guardado Á. Reyna
  • 74'
    Reyna looking to come on for Mexico
  • 71'
    Let's be honest folks, Group A is done. Only a matter of first and second at this point.
  • 70'
    Possession is killing El Salvador. Mexico playing world class football right now.
  • 69'
    Substitution Giovani dos Santos Rafa Márquez
  • 69'
    Dos Santos coming off. Big applause for him
  • 67'
    Assist Jose Andrés Guardado
  • 67'
    Substitution A. Flores S. Martín
  • 67'
    Goal Javier Hernández
  • 66'
    GOAL!!!!!! CHICHARITO!!!!! FOUR CAN YOU BELIEVE IT!!!!!!!!
  • 64'
    De Nigris again! With a chance to put it away for 4-0! Skies it over the bar
  • 63'
    Yellow Card D. Alas
  • 63'
    Mexico nonstop attack right now. El Salvador shocked and constantly on their heels!
  • 61'
    RAMPANT MEXICO! 3 goals in 5 minutes!
  • 60'
    Substitution V. Turcios G. Baires
  • 60'
    3-0 CHICHARITO!!!!!
  • 59'
    Assist Jose Andrés Guardado
  • 59'
    Goal Javier Hernández
  • 58'
    Goal A. De Nigris
  • 58'
    DE NIGRIS! 2-0 MEXICO!!!!
  • 56'
    Substitution I. Castro A. De Nigris
  • 55'
    Goal E. Juárez
  • 55'
    Dos Santos crosses the ball into Juarez, but his shot is rebounded by Montes and allows Juarez to head in the deflection. 1-0 MEXICO!
  • 55'
    GOAL!!! JUAREZ!!!!!!
  • 55'
    Salcido's shot goes way over the bar. Goal kick for Montes now.
  • 53'
    Corner Mexico
  • 52'
    Mexico again attacking down the flanks. Chicharito lining up in the penalty box, looking to make up for his missed opportunity
  • 50'
    Chicharito! Onside, but his effort goes straight at Montes! What a chance for Mexico!
  • 48'
    Dos Santos with an individual effort in the penalty box, but too many blue shirts around him
  • 47'
    Zelaya in a close effort! Corner El Salvador!
  • 45' + 1'
    Mexico kick off the 2nd half
  • 45' + 1'
    And that's it. 0-0 at the half. Mexico having the edge and playing well with the turf
  • 45'
    One minute added on
  • 43'
    Dos Santos cross hit just a bit too hard. Juarez tried recovering it but El Salvador defense stood still
  • 40'
    Main problem that El Salvador face themselves with is not enough numbers up for them.
  • 39'
    Guardado! With a half-volley! Well driven cross into him, but the Mexican comes just short of a lead!
  • 37'
    El Salvador creating danger in Mexico's half. Mexico prevailing any loose balls from going through
  • 33'
    Good moments for Mexico as they try to establish an ongoing rhythm
  • 32'
    El Salvador forcing much of the play in their opponent's half
  • 32'
    El Salvador forcing much of the play in their opponent's half
  • 32'
    El Salvador forcing much of the play in their opponent's half
  • 31'
    Beautiful chip to Chicharito, but the Mexican is just offside.
  • 29'
    Yellow Card Javier Hernández
  • 28'
    Yellow Card Javier Hernández
  • 28'
    Effort hits off Mexico wall, nothing coming of it.
  • 27'
    Zelaya taken down! Free kick for El Salvador about 25 yards out from goal.
  • 26'
    Yellow Card Rodríguez
  • 25'
    Breathtaking Atmosphere in Dallas
  • 23'
    Mexico with a cross seeking Juarez but nothing coming of it
  • 21'
    Flores seemingly the most active player for El Salvador tonight. Great aggressiveness coming from him
  • 18'
    Chippy play from El Salvador's flores
  • 17'
    Crossbar! Mexico's Barrera cutting inside from the right hand side and sees his spectacular effort hit the woodwork. 0-0 still
  • 16'
    Chicharito unable to control a long ball played out from center of the pitch. El Salvador goal kick.
  • 16'
    Chicharito unable to control a long ball played out from center of the pitch. El Salvador goal kick.
  • 14'
    El Salvador puts the first scare on Mexico! Flores with a rip that goes just wide of Ochoa's right side
  • 13'
    Free kick El Salvador. About 35 yards out
  • 12'
    Salvadorians with a brief attack but nothing Salcido couldn't handle. Dos Santos now with an effort well over the bar.
  • 9'
    Mexico trying to hold onto possession in these early minutes.
  • 7'
    Close chance for Salcido!
  • 7'
    Close chance for Salcido!
  • 5'
    El Salvador pushing numbers forward early on. Good pressure from them
  • Hello all, I'm David Gubala, your host tonight for Mexico - El Salvador