Nayarit News | The United States saves its ticket to the Nations League final

The United States surprised Jamaica in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Nations League, thus exiting the tournament three times.

Football is full of great ups and downs. One of the most famous is the “Miracle of Bern”. Dallas witnessed a new miracle. Corey Burke's own goal in the final 90 minutes gave the United States life as Haji Wright scored in extra time, maintaining the dominance of the country of the Stars and Stripes.

Early in the match, the United States was surprised by a throw-in that ended before Greg Lee appeared to finish a header and thus open the scoring to the disbelief of the fans.

Those led by Gregg Berhalter were eliminated and tried to fight back, but it was one of those days that feels like a nightmare. Pulisic, interrupted, Balogun was a ghost in attack, and the first half disappeared with the advantage for the Caribbean.
The Stars and Stripes State's best chance came from the feet of Malik Tillman. The PSV Eindhoven striker appeared inside the penalty area to try to set the goal, but his shot was very weak in the hands of Andre Blake.

Although Berhalter sought to correct the course with the differences, and sent Gio Reyna, Ricardo Pepe and Brenden Aaronson to the field, he was unable to remove the wall that Heimir Hallgrimsson placed for him, in addition to that they left this Thursday lacking ideas. .
Jamaica came closest to scoring the second goal on two occasions. First, in the 62nd minute, Michael Cephas appeared quickly to pass the ball to Chris Richards, but when he reached the penalty area he sent an easy shot into the hands of Matt Turner.

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The saying goes that a goal missed is a goal against. Later, it ended up costing Hallgrimsson dearly, who had a chance to finish the game through Casey Palmer, whose shot sent into the clouds in front of goal.

Despite the Americans' lack of response, the miracle appeared in a corner kick. Anthony Robinson cleared the ball and then Corey Burke sent the ball home for the equalizer that kept the USA alive.
Already in extra time, Berhalter's side continued with the same pace with which they finished the match and scored the second goal through Alhaji Wright, who distinguished well inside the area to beat Andre Bleck.
With the Caribbeans on the canvas, Wright reappeared inside the area after an excellent serve from Gio Reyna, who despite not scoring, showed his value again in Berhalter's penalty area, raising his hand to play in the final.

The United States will seek a triple CONCACAF Nations League championship next Sunday, March 24, when it must face the winner of Mexico or Panama, with Jaime Lozano's team starting as favorites.

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