Chelsea player named best young player at 2019 Gold Cup

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Chelsea star Christian Pulisic was named the Best Young Player of the Gold Cup 2019 despite USA’s 1-0 to Mexico in the finals.

The 20 year old impressed throughout the tournament, scoring three goals and providing three assists to help USA reach the final.

Pulisic delivered a solid performance against Mexico in the final but his efforts were not good enough to win the trophy for USA. He was USA’s best player against Mexico.

Pulisic delivered some good balls throughout the game which his teammates failed to convert.

Jonatan Dos Santos scored the only goal of the game for Mexico after receiving a good pass from Raul Jimenez.

Speaking after USA’s loss to Mexico, USA boss Gregg Berhalter said: “I think we lacked some calmness and composure. When you talk about a step the team needs to take, we’re close but we weren’t there tonight.”

Pulisic will take a deserved rest before joining his Chelsea teammates for preseason.

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