Mexico U.S. Is leading in the Under-23s and will top the Olympic qualifying group

Ri Real Antuna’s goal helped Mexico to a 1-0 victory over the United States on Wednesday. El Tri Concafફે’s top spot in Group A of the men’s Olympic qualifying tournament.

On Sunday both teams were already assured of advancing from Group A to the semifinal berth. U.S. Honduras will play until Canada finishes second in Group B. Catarachos Thursday at the end of Group B.

Here’s how the match didn’t go awry on Wednesday night in Guadalajara:

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11.50am ET: He will just do it from us and we hope you enjoy following with us tonight. Remember to check back on Sunday, as the U.S. Tokyo is playing for a place in the Games, while the senior party will play an international friendly on Thursday. Proceedings in Jamaica (1 PM ET on ESPN / Watch ESPN). good night!

11:42 PM ET: Let’s check with Jeff Carlisle one more time after a disappointing 1-0 defeat for America.

“The result was not surprising, but one would have hoped that the U.S. Attack would show a lot more in this week’s semis than tonight. Plus, on the other hand, both center-backs looked good. Pinada or Kessler’s partnership in terms of tough decision-making for Cris , Justin Glade from the start of the next game. ‘

“The strength of this team is the goalkeeper and if you do the work of the last five players will continue. They will need this ride to qualify for Tokyo.”

Full time: Mexico 1-0 United States. El Tri Group A will win and play the Group B runner-up on Sunday, while the Americans will take second place and play the winner of Group B on the same day.

93 MINS: Jordz walks Mihailovic’s corner and Mexico breaks down. Aaron Herrera deliberately gave the award to Eric Aguirre and the referee and then blew the final whistle. 1-0 Mexico is your final.

93 MINS: U.S. Added time wins a corner before three minutes expire. Surely this is their last chance!

92 min: Sub. Ri Real Antuna, the unsolicited man of the match, comes to applaud and is replaced by Alan Mozo.

90 minutes: While USA hasn’t made much, it has been an encouraging performance from goalkeeper David Ochoa. Former US international and current ESPN pundit Hercules Gomez has been impressed.

88 minutes: This The US attack doesn’t really look like it’s going to score tonight.

83 minutes: Alexis Vega whips into a dangerous ball but it reaches Ochoa who holds it. Ochoa and Vasquez come together on top of the bucks and both sides flare up in nature. Not much in it but we have officially the U.S. Vs. Mexico is the game!

80 minutes: Just 10 minutes plus stoppage time. U.S. Can find an equalizer? As it is, they need two goals to win the game and the group over Mexico.

75 minutes: Sub. Jason Krais has used the last part of the dice by bringing in former Clemson football recruiting tenor Tessman for Hasani Dotson.

71 min: Sub. The man from Ji Relando City replaces Sebastian Sedido with Benji Mitchell. To become the fourth sub. U.S. Has one sub left.

70 minutes: Sub. As such, it is Mexico’s turn to make subs El Tri Bring Jesus Ricardo Angulo and Carlos Rodriguez for Jose Macias and Roberto Alvarado.

69 min: U.S. Makes a half chance, but Jurado fails to direct a shot at the target, despite wandering. Mihailovic is the best attack threat for Americans

61 min: Sub. Triple sub For the United States. Jesus Ferreira comes forward despite having a yellow card. He will need to be careful not to be suspended for the semifinals.

59 minutes: Antuna arranged the dangerous Jose Mias Chias nearby but the Chivas man gets a golden opportunity for Mexico. U.S.Y.N.T. For another le-f.

58 minutes: chance. Maybe all night in the U.S. Best moment for, as Sebastian Sed Sidono’s shot is blocked by Gilbert Sapelved. US players appeal for handball but it is not granted. Johnny then protrudes from his next corner to the knee but is collected by Jurado. U.S. For the first shot on the night target

56 minutes: Antuna is back in the U.S. There will be a full back, this time Aaron Herrera, who offers a chance for Alvarado. A brave block from Henry Castle thwarted the effort but Mexico now pushes for seconds.

53 minutes: The USA eventually split in half in Mexico, but despite his excellent opposition, Johnny was given no corner by the referee. Good work from Soto to start the move.

46 min: We’re heading back, as Mexico runs to the right where they left off and the U.S. Will charge forward in half.

10.42 pm ET: Here’s Jeff’s biggest takeaway since the opening 45 minutes

1. It’s hard to see where creativity is coming from tonight, especially since Chris saved a guy like Jesus Ferreira on yellow cards.

2. Defensively, halfway forward the U.S. Pineda in particular looks sharper than he was in the group opener against Costa Rica.

John. For all the talk about Johnny Cardoso’s attacking skills, he has yet to show it internationally.

10:31 PM ET: More analysis on Mexico’s goal at the end …

Half-time: It’s Mexico 1-0 on the break, as Antuna’s 45th minute strike is the difference.

45 mins: GoAALL! Mexico will strike half-time ago by former galaxy man, Uriel Antuna.

37 min: U.S. A promising free kick wins and Jorge Mihailovic’s dangerous ball wanders into the bucks. Mexico goalkeeper Luis Malagon is swimming in strange lands on his wrist and appears to have suffered a nasty injury. He was pulling and Sebastian Jurado comes in his place.

28 minutes: A huge take on the US – f! Mauricio Pineda faces a bright, goal-scoring defender for rejecting Alejandro Meyerga, who will be clearly visible on goal after Julian Araujo turned inside the U.S. right. Erajojo is the most relaxed man on the pitch. It remains 0-0.

23 minutes: Mexico is starting to pick up momentum here, as Ochoa did exactly the same with the daisy-cutter of the first LA Galaxy attacker Uriel Antuna.

20 minutes: If the U.S. If you want to qualify, what should be the dream XI of qualified players? While it is understood that many of these players will not be released by their club, here is our Jeff Carlisle’s dream XI:

G.K. David Ochoa; LB Anthony Robinson, CB Mark McKenzie, CB Chris Richards, RB Sergino Dest; MF Yunus Musah, MF Tyler Adams, MF Weston McCani; FW Giovanni Rena, FW Josh Sergeant, FW Christian Pulisic

Now it is a team on paper that will be considered the main contender for the medal.

16 minutes: No final product is found in the third corner of the night in Mexico, as Vasquez is innocently at the head of the giant Ochoa.

13 minutes: It is becoming physical in Guadalajara as both teams faced tough challenges in the early stages. Amen, Januz.

9 MINS: Another corner for Mexico, which takes Roberto Alvarado. Goalkeeper David Ochoa saw Cruz Azul Starlet’s cross flight slightly miscalculated, but held on for no further risk.

7 minutes: After being pushed back by Mexico in the beginning, USA has started to get a foothold in this match, first winning a corner and now a free kick in the attacking half.

3 minutes: And Mexico wins the first corner of the match … which, after being partially cleared, results in a long-distance drive from John Vasquez who does huge fizzing.

9:40 pm ET: And we are very fond of Goodlajara!

9:17 pm ET: Are you a U.S. citizen? Ready for vs Mexico? Midfielder Andres Perea certainly looks excited for his first taste of Concafe’s biggest competition …

9:02 pm and: And El Tri The line-up is out … Club America’s Sebastian Cordova, the tournament’s top scorer on four goals, starts off the bench with a look at Sunday’s semifinals.

8:56 pm and: If you missed out … USMNT No. Some of the top young stars could play in Tokyo if the U.S. Qualify? For one, Christian Pulisic has said he would enjoy the opportunity to represent the Stars and Stripes this summer.

“It’s something I’ve thought about, and wanted to play,” Pulisix said on a Zoom call with reporters about playing in the playing Olympics. “Obviously, I can’t control what is going on. What’s best for me at the moment and what’s best for the team at the moment, I can’t say clearly. But that’s something I want to play. . “

8:37 pm and: The USYNT’s starting XI is out and Jason Krais, along with Julian Aroujo, Henry Castle, Sebastian Sedcido, Res Ndres Perea and Hasani Dotson, won the Dominican Republic 4-0 on Sunday.

8:24 pm ET: You know the old sayingFeels good, plays well ‘. Mexico will enter their new Rosa Mexico jersey tonight.

8:00 pm ET: It’s Match Day, as we’re now more than an hour away from kicking-off between USMNT Under-23 and Mexico in the AFC Olympic Qualifiers! Remember to keep it locked here this evening, as we follow this decisive group A decisive, both sides trying to get closer to one step to get a place in this summer’s Tokyo Games.