Mexico Vs. Honduras, 2011 Gold Cup (Copa Oro) Semifinals: Aldo De Nigris Goal Gives El Tri Extra Time Lead

It took him a good 45 minutes longer than his other goals have taken him, but super sub Aldo de Nigris has finally bagged a goal off the bench for Mexico, giving them a 1-0 lead over Honduras in extra time of their Gold Cup semifinal. De Nigris has scored important goals in this tournament, but this one - his fourth - is the most important of all. The Monterrey center forward has been in great form for the Rayados and El Tri over the last year, and he might have to wait a while to score a bigger goal than that.

Though, despite the magnitude of the goal, it wasn't a pretty one. De Nigris was relatively unmarked on the corner kick that lead to the goal, while Noal Valladares' effort to stop the shot was...minimal. His cement shoes thwarted him this time, and now Honduras have a serious uphill climb to get back into this game.

For more on Mexican football and the Mexico vs. Honduras match, check out SB Nation's Mexican football blog FMF State Of Mind.

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