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Mexico beats Honduras after extra time

Updated: June 23, 2011, 12:57 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Mexico survived its most grueling match of the Gold Cup to set up a championship rematch with its biggest rival.

Aldo de Nigris and Javier "El Chicharito" Hernandez Hernandez scored off corner kicks early in overtime and Mexico defeated Honduras 2-0 in the semifinals Wednesday night, advancing to play the United States in Saturday's final at the Rose Bowl.

The Americans advanced with a 1-0 win over Panama earlier Wednesday.

Mexico and the U.S. have played in the past ...

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