The Tricolores and their coach, Ricardo Lavolpe, came under heavy fire early in the tournament, but Mexico deserved the victory in the final against Brazil's U-23s.
Mexico did not give up a goal in the tournament to capture its fourth CONCACAF title.
GOLD CUP FINAL SUMMARY:
July 27 in Mexico City
Mexico 1 Brazil 0. Goal: Osorno 98.
Mexico -- Sanchez, Salazar (Mendez, 77), Briseno, Osorio, Carmona, Valdez, Pardo, Perez, Garcia (Osorno, 65), Borgetti, Arellano (Rodriguez, 66).
Brazil -- Gomes, Maicon, Luisao, Alex, Adriano (Coelho, 61), Paulo Almeida, Julio Baptista, Diego, Robinho (Carlos Alberto, 46), Kaka, Nilmar (Ewerthon, 90).
Referee: Mauricio Navarro (Canada).