Guatemala took the lead after 5 minutes and could have seen their lead extended before the break but changes from Mexico at half time made the difference as they drew level on 48 minutes before Hernandez scored with a reactionary effort on the 66th minute to send Mexico into the Gold Cup semi final.
Following his winner Hernandez said,
“The goal was just instinct. I saw the ball at my feet and put the ball in the net.
“This time it was different than the other games when we scored first. We went in and we knew we had to work hard in the second half to get our chances.”