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.
Michael Bradley put a corner kick into the net in the 27th minute, and the United States snapped a five-game winless skid with a 2-0 victory over Panama on Sunday.
A 2-year-old girl from Panama, who underwent surgery at a local hospital in Los Angeles, is on the road to recovery.
A 2-year-old girl from Panama is in Los Angeles for a life-changing operation.
Graham Zusi and Aron Johannsson scored in second-half stoppage time, and the United States rallied for a 3-2 win at Panama on Tuesday night that left Mexico’s World Cup hopes alive and knocked out the Panamanians.
Raul Jimenez scored on a 16-yard bicycle kick in the 85th minute — four minutes after Mexico had allowed a tying goal — and El Tri beat Panama 2-1 Friday night at Azteca Stadium to revive its hopes to qualifying for its sixth straight World Cup.
The United States will be missing Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley for its World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica and Panama.
By even the very high standards of coach Jurgen Klinsmann, Landon Donovan is regaining top form after taking a break from the national team.
Gabriel Torres scored twice to lead Panama to a 2-1 victory over Mexico in the first round of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at the Rose Bowl on Sunday.
The former boyfriend of a Southern California woman who went missing after the couple moved to Panama has been indicted on federal obstruction of justice and other charges, authorities said Thursday.
The search for a missing Orange County woman has taken a deadly turn in Panama and officials there are investigating her disappearance as a homicide.
Panamanian investigators say FBI agents are helping them search a Panamanian hostel for blood traces and other signs of a California woman last seen there several months ago.
U.S. Ambassador Ron Kirk toured the port while touting the benefits of trade agreements as a key factor in boosting local jobs.
Luis Tejada scored in the 19th minute and Gabriel Gomez converted a penalty kick later in the first half, helping Panama stun the United States 2-1 on Saturday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Gold Cup.