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The USA-Mexico match was interrupted several times

The USA-Mexico match was interrupted several times

The United States won the European Nations League final with a score of 2-0, and in the final stage the referee was forced to intervene several times because of the Mexican fans.

The CONCACAF Nations League final between the United States and Mexico national soccer teams was interrupted several times on Sunday (local time) due to anti-gay chants from fans.

The referee stopped the match in Arlington, Texas, several times in the final stage after the Mexican fans began screaming. The United States won the match 2-0 with goals from Tyler Adams (45) and Giovanni Reyna (63).

A number of fans were expelled from the stadium

The Continental Association of North and Central America and the Caribbean said it condemned the discriminatory chants. Security forces at the stadium identified a large number of fans involved and removed them from the stadium. After Reina's goal, the celebrating US team was hit by objects thrown onto the field. “We want a great atmosphere, but we don't want things being thrown at us. This is dangerous, someone could get hurt,” coach Gregg Berhalter said.

the CONCACAF It was initially announced that no disciplinary measures would be taken after the match was stopped. “It is very disappointing that this issue remains a problem in some games, especially given that in two years there will be a tremendous opportunity to further develop the sport in our region,” the federation said. the The United States, Mexico and Canada will host the World Cup finals in 2026.