Mexico take on USA in the Gold Cup final tonight (or 2am on Sunday morning for us on Eurosport 2) in a bid to retain the trophy. This is the third final in a row to feature the two teams, with Mexico winning 5-0 in 2009 and USA winning 2-1 in 2007.
Chicharito scored five goals in the three group stage games, scored the winner in the quarter-finals, as well as scoring in extra time in the semi-finals to help Mexico beat Honduras. He is this year’s highest scorer with 7 goals, a record which has only been bettered on one occasion in the history of the competition.
The USA’s top scorer is currently Fulham’s Clint Dempsey on three goals, followed by Jozy Altidore, who spent a season in the Premiership with Hull, on two goals.
The final is being played in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, LA, which has a capacity of 91,000.
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