American soccer referee Mark Geiger probably shouldn’t go to Panama anytime soon. Geiger controversially awarded Mexico two penalty kicks at Panama’s expense Wednesday in the dying minutes of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal. Mexico converted both to overturn a one-goal deficit and oust Panama from the tournament. Geiger scrutiny began in the first half when he dismissed...
ATLANTA (AP) Andres Guardado scored two goals on penalty kicks, including the tiebreaker in extra time, and six-time champion Mexico beat short-handed and angered Panama 2-1 in the Gold Cup semifinals Wednesday night. Panama's Roman Torres scored on a header early in the second half, and the 1-0 lead held until Guardado's penalty kick in stoppage time. The penalty kick, which followed...
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July 23, 2015 | Discuss
We have seen teams try trick Free Kicks learned on the training ground before in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Costa Rica scored a goal like this Wednesday. Tonight, it was Panama’s turn as Gabriel Gomez passed the ball to Armando Cooper on the other side of the box. While open, Cooper took his shot which deflected off of Henry Figueroa and the hands of Donis Escober right to Luis Tejada...
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