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U.S. wins Gold Cup title to continue unbeaten start in Arena’s second stint

The United States claimed its sixth CONCACAF championship, with the coach going 14 games unbeaten since replacing Jurgen Klinsmann eight months ago Remember when Jurgen Klinsmann was the head coach of the U.S. national team? Although it’s only been eight months since the German manager was fired, it’s hard to …

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Was Mexico really a failure at the Gold Cup?

El Tri fans will certainly be calling for Juan Carlos Osorio’s firing, but the coach clearly used the CONCACAF tournament to provide experience Fire Osorio! That’s likely going to be the common theme among Mexico supporters more now than ever, after El Tri failed to advance to the Gold Cup …

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CONCACAF suspends El Salvador duo for biting U.S. players in Gold Cup

Henry Romero received a six-game ban while Darwin Ceren will have to miss the next three official matches with the national team El Salvador’s Henry Romero and Darwin Ceren on Saturday were suspended by CONCACAF for “anti-sporting behavior” following their Gold Cup quarterfinal match against the United States. Both players …

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Jesse Gonzalez feels welcome with the U.S., wasn’t convinced by Osorio

The new United States recruit says his decision was difficult but the Stars and Stripes’ open arms helped sway him United States goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez says he always felt welcome in the U.S. national team system, which helped him decide to file a one-time switch to become a U.S. international. …

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TEAM NEWS: Mexico goes with experienced team in Gold Cup quarterfinal

El Tri named Angel Sepulveda at the top of a three-man forward line as they look to advance to the semifinal Mexico has named an experienced side to face Honduras in the Gold Cup quarterfinal.  El Tri will line up in a 4-3-3 formation, with Jesus Molina in the holding …

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Is that Luis Suarez? El Salvador defender appears to bite U.S. star in Gold Cup

Henry Romero may have tried to take a small chunk of United States striker Jozy Altidore’s back in the tournament’s quarterfinal match in Philadelphia An El Salvador defender may have emulated one of Luis Suarez’s most memorable moments in the country’s Gold Cup match against the United States. And it …

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Canada adds Larin to Gold Cup roster, Edwards dropped

The Orlando City striker will join up with his country for the knockout stages of the CONCACAF tournament Canada has made just one of the allowed six changes to its Gold Cup roster, calling in Orlando City striker Cyle Larin and sending Raheem Edwards back to Toronto FC.  Larin has …

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Gold Cup 2017: Schedule, teams, TV coverage & guide to the CONCACAF championship

Mexico and the USA will be the favorites to be crowned champions when the nations of North and Central America and the Caribbean meet The top teams in North and Central America and the Caribbean are battling it out for continental supremacy this summer at the 14th edition of the …

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USA Player Ratings: Rowe, Bedoya make statements heading into knockout rounds

The two midfielders worked hard throughout and were rewarded for their efforts with a goal and two assists, respectively Kelyn Rowe did not have a United States senior cap to his name a month ago, but he may well have played himself into Bruce Arena’s plans for this fall. In …

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Mexico vs. Jamaica team news: Cubo Torres starts up top for El Tri in Gold Cup

The Houston Dynamo forward gets the call to lead the line for Juan Carlos Osorio’s side in the group-stage match Erick “Cubo” Torres will lead the line for Mexico against Jamaica in Thursday’s Gold Cup group match.  Juan Carlos Osorio has made four changes to his team overall, bringing Torres, Moises …

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VIDEO: Teen sensation Davies scores again for Canada

The 16-year-old attacker gave his country a first half lead against Costa Rica in CONCACAF Gold Cup action Alphonso Davies can’t stop scoring. The 16-year-old Canadian phenom, who tallied a brace in his CONCACAF Gold Cup debut against French Guiana last week to become the youngest goal-scorer in tournament history, scored …

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Malouda starts for French Guiana despite being ruled ineligible

The former France international was named in the starting lineup, meaning the Gold Cup newcomers will likely have to forfeit the match FIFA ruled Florent Malouda to be ineligible for the Gold Cup. On Tuesday night, French Guiana started him anyway.  After not playing in the team’s first match against Canada the former France international …

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Shaky defense a cause for concern after U.S. draw with Panama

The big concern heading into the Gold Cup for the U.S. was the attack, but the back line delivered a poor showing in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Panama The U.S. national team’s attack was supposed to be the big question mark heading into the CONCACAF Gold Cup. After all, the …

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‘Crap performance’ – Kellyn Acosta offers blunt assessment after USA draw with Panama

The midfielder blasted the showing in a 1-1 draw against Panama, though it was unclear if he was talking about the team or himself United States midfielder Kellyn Acosta took to social media to deliver a harsh assessment after a 1-1 draw with Panama. The USA opened up its 2017 …

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Davies becomes first 2000s-born player to score at a top level international tournament

The 16-year-old opened his account for the Canadians in the second half of the Gold Cup opener on Friday Before Friday, Canada hadn’t scored a goal at the CONCACAF Gold Cup since 2011. The North Americans broke their drought in historic fashion in a 4-2 win over French Guiana, with …

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