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2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Frisco TX, Glendale AZ, Harrison NJ, Houston, Kansas City KS, Los Angeles, Nashville, Pasadena, Philadelphia, Saint Paul + San Jose CRC + TBD
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Five Things to Know About the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

The countdown to the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup is well underway, and things are shaping up nicely for the 15th confederation championship this summer.

Here are Five Things to Know about the tournament:

Why It’s Important

Not only is the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup the MNT’s initial competition of the 2022 FIFA World Cup cycle, it will also be the team’s first under new MNT head coach Gregg Berhalter. The high stakes matches will give Berhalter and his staff a good look at how the emerging player pool stacks up against the top teams in the region as the group marches towards the inaugural Concacaf Nations League this year and the start of FIFA World Cup Qualifying later in the cycle.


Jordan Morris celebrates his 88th-minute game-winner vs. Jamaica in the 2017 Concacaf Gold Cup Final (John Dorton / ISI Photos)

Beyond that, regional supremacy is on the line. In terms of all-time tournament glory, the USA can tie Mexico’s seven tournament titles if it lifts the trophy on July 7 at Chicago’s Soldier Field – the site of MNT Gold Cup championship victories in 2007 and 2013. 

Dates and MNT Schedule

The 15th edition of the Concacaf Gold Cup runs from June 15-July 7, with 15 cities across the United States hosting a vast majority of the games. As the seeded team in Group D, the USA already knows the locations and dates for its first-round schedule, as well as the path the team will need to take in order to claim a record-tying seventh confederation championship.

Notably, the MNT pays its first visit to Minnesota, kicking off the tournament at brand new Allianz Field in Saint Paul on Tuesday, June 18. Tickets for the match sold out on Dec. 5, 2018 – marking the fastest stadium sellout in tournament history.

See the MNT’s full schedule below:

2019 Concacaf Gold Cup – U.S. MNT Schedule Overview

Dates

Event

Location

Notes

Late May

Training Camp Opens

TBD

--

June 3-11

FIFA International Window

TBD

2 Warmup Friendlies

June 18

Group D Game No. 1

Allianz Field; St. Paul, Minn.

SOLD OUT

June 22

Group D Game No. 2

FirstEnergy Stadium; Cleveland, Ohio

TICKETS

June 26

Group D Game No. 3

Children’s Mercy Park; Kansas City, Kan.

TICKETS

June 30

Quarterfinal

Lincoln Financial Field; Philadelphia, Pa.

TICKETS

July 3

Semifinal

Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tenn.

TICKETS

July 7

Final

Soldier Field; Chicago, Ill.

TICKETS

The FOX and Univision Networks will broadcast the matches in the United States.

Changes for 2019

There are a couple importance changes to note for the 2019 edition:

For the first time, 16 teams will take part – up from the 12 which made up the tournament field going back to 2000. The expansion allows for more meaningful games for more teams around the confederation.

Secondly, while Mexico and Canada have hosted some tournament matches in the past, the 2019 edition marks the first time games will be held outside Concacaf’s North American region. Estadio Nacional in San Jose, Costa Rica will host the Group B opening doubleheader on June 16, while the opening matches in Group C will be held the following day in a yet to be named Caribbean venue.

How Teams Qualify

Under the expanded 16-team format, the path to qualify for the tournament is also different.

Automatically qualified are the six teams that took part in the final round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying (“The Hex”): Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago and the USA.

The remaining teams will punch their ticket by placing in the top 10 of the ongoing 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League qualifying tournament. Also meant to set the tiers for the inaugural edition of the Concacaf Nations League to commence this fall, the qualifiers began last September and will finish during the upcoming FIFA International Window from March 18-26.

The announcement of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup groups will occur on April 10 in Los Angeles. Check out the current qualifying standings and Matchday 4 schedule here.

U.S. History in the Gold Cup

The USA has taken part in all 14 editions of the tournament, winning on six occasions, just one behind rivals Mexico. The MNT lifted the inaugural trophy in 1991, followed by championships in 2002, 2005, 2007, 2013 and the most recent competition in 2017.

A two-time Golden Boot winner and the only player to score in six different Gold Cups, Landon Donovan holds the tournament’s all-time goals record with 18, along with U.S. records for Gold Cup caps (34) and assists (14).


Landon Donovan celebrates his goal in the 2007 Concacaf Gold Cup Final win against Mexico (John Dorton/ISI Photos)

Kasey Keller, whose 10-save performance helped the USA to its only win against Brazil during the 1998 Gold Cup semifinal, tops the U.S. goalkeeper charts in caps (23), wins (17) and clean sheets (14).

Below is a breakdown of the 14 previous tournaments:

Year

Champion

Runner-Up

Third Place

Fourth Place

Top Scorer/Golden Boot Winner

1991

USA

Honduras

Mexico

Costa Rica

4; Benjamín Galindo (MEX)

1993

Mexico

USA

Costa Rica

Jamaica

11; Zague (MEX)

1996

Mexico

Brazil

USA

Guatemala

4; Eric Wynalda (USA)

1998

Mexico

USA

Brazil

Jamaica

4; Luis Hernández (MEX), Paulo Wanchope (CRC)

2000

Canada

Colombia

Trinidad & Tobago/Peru

4; Carlo Corrazin (CAN)

2002

USA

Costa Rica

Canada

Korea Republic

4; Brian McBride (USA)

2003

Mexico

Brazil

USA

Costa Rica

4; Landon Donovan (USA),
Walter Centeno (CRC)

2005

USA

Panama

Honduras/Colombia

3; DaMarcus Beasley (USA)

2007

USA

Mexico

Canada/Guadeloupe

5; Carlos Pavón (HON)

2009

Mexico

USA

Costa Rica/Honduras

4; Miguel Sabah (MEX)

2011

Mexico

USA

Panama/Honduras

7; Javier Hernández (MEX)

2013

USA

Panama

Honduras/Mexico

5; Landon Donovan (USA),
Chris Wondolowski (USA),
Gabriel Torres (PAN)

2015

Mexico

Jamaica

Panama

USA

7; Clint Dempsey (USA)

2017

USA

Jamaica

Costa Rica/Mexico

3; Alphonso Davies (CAN)


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Schedule

Date Time Matchup Venue Watch

Results

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
 Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Costa Rica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group C

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Honduras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group D

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group A Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
June 15 Rose Bowl; Pasadena, Calif.
June 15 Rose Bowl; Pasadena, Calif.
June 19 Broncos Stadium at Mile High; Denver
June 19 Broncos Stadium at Mile High; Denver
June 23 Bank of America Stadium; Charlotte
June 23 Bank of America Stadium; Charlotte

Group B Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
June 16 TBD
June 16 TBD
June 20 Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas
June 20 Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas
June 24 Red Bull Arena; Harrison, NJ
June 24 Red Bull Arena; Harrison, NJ

Group C Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
June 17 TBD
June 17 TBD
June 21 BBVA Compass Stadium; Houston
June 21 BBVA Compass Stadium; Houston
June 25 Banc of California Stadium; Los Angeles
June 25 Banc of California Stadium; Los Angeles

Group D Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
June 18 Allianz Field; Saint Paul, Minn.
June 18 Allianz Field; Saint Paul, Minn.
June 22 FirstEnergy Stadium; Cleveland
June 22 FirstEnergy Stadium; Cleveland
June 26 Children’s Mercy Park; Kansas City, Kan.
June 26 Children’s Mercy Park; Kansas City, Kan.

Quarterfinals

Date Match Kickoff (ET) / Result Venue
June 29 1B vs. 2A NRG Stadium; Houston
June 29 1A vs. 2B NRG Stadium; Houston
June 30 1C vs. 2D Lincoln Financial Field; Philadelphia
June 30 1D vs. 2C Lincoln Financial Field; Philadelphia

Semifinals

Date Match Kickoff (ET) / Result Venue
July 2 QF1 Winner vs. QF2 Winner State Farm Stadium; Glendale, Ariz.
July 3 QF3 Winner vs. QF4 Winner Nissan Stadium; Nashville

Final

Date Match Kickoff (ET) / Result Venue
July 7 SF1 Winner vs. SF2 Winner Soldier Field; Chicago

U.S. Men's National Team - 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Stats

Record: 0-0-0
Updated through June 18, 2019

Player

Pos

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Y/R

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0
0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0
0/0
0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0


0 0 0 0 0 0/0
0 0 0 0 0 0/0
0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0
0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0
0 0 0 0 0 0/0

0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Own Goal

0

Totals

0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Opponent Totals

0

0

0 0 0 0 0/0

2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T


0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0

0

0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0 

Totals

0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0

Opponent Totals

0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0
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