The group stage of the gold Cup and the last day left several brushstrokes in secondary actors, because although the favorites classified without major complications, their performance on the court was not the maximum and this was reflected in the individual performance.
While the selection of Qatar surprised more than one with his structured football and Mexico qualified without conceding a single goal, other national teams were released on the last date and displayed good actions individually and collectively.
Here we present the ideal eleven of the third day of gold Cup, where those classified for the quarterfinals were defined and that served as the ante room for the final phase of the tournament.
The Mexican goalkeeper deserves recognition for having been the only one in the tournament who did not receive a goal and who played all three games, but he was also responsible for leaving his mark in the last game of the group stage.
Alfredo Talavera collaborated with two key saves in a game that was complicated for Mexico and showed he had the stripes to replace Ochoa in the Aztec goal.
The leader of group B was defined and the United States took him, something that would have been very complicated without Shaq moore in the ‘Stars and Stripes’ team.
The right-hander scored the winning goal against Canada and he showed extraordinary aptitudes as an offensive winger, without neglecting his defense zone.
A worthy recognition of the Haiti national team, who won their last group stage match against Martinique 2-1 and that left the 1.90 defender among the most outstanding elements, Ricardo Adé, who threw the team on his shoulder from behind, defended the score like few others and scored a goal.
The defender of Guatemala offered a veritable display of physical display, tackles and interceptions. A great individual performance against Trinidad and Tobago, because despite the tie to one goal, Gerardo Gordillo He was a key piece for a worthy closing of his selection, as he collaborated with a score.
The 2-0 win of Qatar on Honduras it is not understood without Homam ahmed on the field, as the left-handed winger was in charge of opening the scoring with a real goal from the left profile.
The 21-year-old footballer was a railroad in his sector, contributed in defense and attack, never neglected his area and left an extraordinary image throughout the group stage.
Although Mexico’s performance was not the best against The Savior, if anyone knew how to control the game, that was Hector Herrera, the brain of this selection, with hierarchy, pants and a lot of quality in their ankle boots.
Not for his goal in extremis against Honduras that sentenced the triumph of his team, but because of how vital it is in the football of the Qatar team.
Abdulaziz hatem it is the balance of the team, a total midfielder, who goes from area to area, tireless, with ball distribution and a lot of dynamism. The best in the group stage of this gold Cup.
The captain of the US team gave a lecture on how to play with class and without disheveled, but without ceasing to produce opportunities and with constant sacrifice in all areas.
Sebastian lletget He is a key player in the United States team and from the midfield he is one of the team’s most important football generators.
Bryan ruiz he shook off his ragged start of gold Cup and in addition to guiding his team from the midfield like a true captain, he was in charge of giving the winning goal to Costa Rica against Jamaica.
It seems that the ’10’ finally arrived at the Costa Rican team, just in the crucial phase of the tournament.
The far right of Panama shone with its own light before grenade, because although the party no longer had anything at stake, Alberto quintero He was in charge of adding flavor and in addition to collaborating with a goal in the 3-1 victory, he energized the Panamanian attack and hinted at its importance in the next calls.
The player of the day takes it Jose Luis Rodriguez Francis, the far left of Panama which featured one of the best solo shows in the gold Cup with an extraordinary double.
In addition to being the most influential player in the Panamanian team against grenade, It was an element with extensive travel and sacrifice, he changed bands as many times as he wanted and showed that the ‘7’ of Panama may have a permanent owner for the future.
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