NOTE: The PEC includes in its statistics murders among journalists, media employees, correspondents, freelances, cameramen, sound technicians, technicians, photographers, producers, media administrators, cyber-reporters.
The two sides, who played in the 2013 Gold Cup final, played to a 1-1 draw at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas, Monday night, with the Americans coming from behind to end group play with a 2-0-1 mark ahead of Saturday's quarterfinal match.
men's national team already knew it was advancing to the knockout stage of the CONCACAF Gold Cup group stage as the Group A winner, but that didn't prevent its group finale against Panama from being a hotly contested battle.
He squared for Perez, who had gotten in behind John Brooks and tapped in for the 1-0 lead.
Michael Bradley answered in the 55th minute, though, one-timing a pinpoint cross through traffic from Alejandro Bedoya, who was getting his first minutes of the competition after sitting out the opening matches against Honduras and Haiti.
SUMMARY FOR 2017: 99 JOURNALISTS KILLED IN 28 COUNTRIES: Mexico 14, Iraq 9, Afghanistan 9, India 7, Pakistan 7, Syria 7, Philippines 6, Somalia 5, Honduras 4, Nigeria 3, Russia 3, Turkey 3, Yemen 3, Colombia 2, Guatemala 2, Dominican Republic 2, Peru 2, Angola 1, Bangladesh 1, Brazil 1, Chile 1, Denmark 1, the Maldives 1, Malta 1, Myanmar 1, Papua New Guinea 1, Salvador 1, South Sudan 1.