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Mexico wins 7th Gold Cup title with 3-1 victory over Jamaica

Mexico players celebrate their 3-1 win over Jamaica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship soccer match, Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andres Guardado scored again, with no penalty kick needed this time, and his teammates finally managed some goals, too.

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Panama beats US 3-2 on penalty kicks for Gold Cup 3rd place

Panama goalkeeper Luis Mejia reacts after blocking a shot by United States' Michael Bradley during a penalty kick shootout in the CONCACAF Gold Cup third place soccer match, Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Chester, Pa. Panama won. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Backup goalkeeper Luis Mejia saved two penalty kicks in the shootout, and an inspired Panama team ended a trying week with a medal, beating the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup third-place game Saturday.

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Rolling Jamaica, reeling Mexico meet in Gold Cup final

Mexico's head coach Miguel Herrera speaks during a news conference, Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Philadelphia. Mexico is scheduled to face Jamaica in a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Sunday night in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mexico is the favorite to win its record-extending seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title, and coach Miguel Herrera is answering questions about his future with the team.

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CONCACAF says referee admits errors in contentious semifinal

Panama's Valentin Pimentel, center right, points at referee Mark Geiger, who had given a red card to Panama's Luis Tejada, not seen, during the first half of Panama's CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer semifinal against Mexico on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — The president of CONCACAF said Saturday the referee acknowledged making mistakes during the contentious Gold Cup semifinal between Mexico and Panama.

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Disappointed US faces Panama in Gold Cup 3rd-place game

United States’ Clint Dempsey (8) and Jamaica’s Je-Vaughn Watson (15) vie for at the ball during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer semifinal, Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Asked what winning the third-place game at the CONCACAF Gold Cup would mean, U.S. captain Michael Bradley paused for a moment, then said softly, “Not much.”

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