1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final
|Event||1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|Date||July 25, 1993|
|Venue||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City|
|Referee||Robert Sawtell (Canada)|
The 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final was an association football match that took place on July 25, 1993 at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, Mexico, to determine the winner of the 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup. This was the second final in the history of CONCACAF Gold Cup and second consecutive final for the United States after they beat Honduras in a penalty shootout in the 1991 final. They faced Mexico, who were making their first appearance in a Gold Cup Final. El Tri won the match 4–0 in front of 130,800 spectators.
Prior to the match, Mexico were favorites to win it all after Zague had scored 10 goals in every match in the competition they had played except their 1–1 draw with Costa Rica. On the contrary, the United States had won all of their games by 1 goal, and scored a golden goal against Costa Rica in the semi-finals.
Route to the final
|Panama||2–1||Match 2||Costa Rica||1–1|
|Group A winners
|Final standings||Group B winners
|Costa Rica||1–0 (a.e.t.)||Semi-finals||Jamaica||6–1|
Armstrong 31' (o.g.)
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