The US Men's National Team have been dominating Panama throughout the Gold Cup final match, and in the second half, it felt like US Soccer were going to break through. In the 69th minute, substitute winger Brek Shea tapped in a cross that beat the keeper over the goal line, just 42 seconds after coming on.

Midfielder Alejandro Bedoya had the ball on the right side near the top of the box, and played in a low cross near post that beat four Panama defenders. Landon Donovan, onside, was waiting on the corner of the six to guide the cross home, but barely got a piece of the ball. The slight deflection, however, beat the keeper and was rolling in until Shea rushed in at the back post to finish the play.

The United States held on, 1-0, to win the Gold Cup.