Women's World Cup and Gold Cup: USA waving two titles on the same day
For the first time in the history of the US Football Association (USSF), both the women's selection and the men can win a title on the same day. After the women had won their World Cup semi-final against England on 2: 1 (2: 1) on Tuesday, the men moved on Wednesday in the Gold Cup by a 3-1 (1-0) victory against Jamaica.
Schalke-based Weston McKennie took the US team early in the lead in Nashville (9th minute). In the second half of the ex-Dortmunder Christian Pulisic increased to 2: 0 for the Americans (52). Jamaica's Shamar Nicholson (69 ') scored the first goal for the Caribbean island team before Pulisic scored the second goal in favor of the hosts (87'). Because of a thunderstorm, the game had been interrupted after about a quarter of an hour in the meantime for just under one and a half hours.
In the final of the Gold Cup the defending champion meets Mexico on Sunday. The Mexican side defeated Haiti 1-0 on extra time in the semi-final on Tuesday. The women's team of the United States play in the final against the Netherlands on Sunday, their semi-final on Wednesday 1: 0 n.V. won against Sweden.