2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Final: USA vs Mexico – Preview, Schedule, TV Channels, Start Time

    chicago (July 30, 2021): Following a dramatic late semi-final victory against qatar, the us. uu. the men’s team will play for its seventh concacaf gold cup on sunday night in the 71st all-time match between the united states and mexico. With the confederation’s crown at stake, the arch-rivals meet in the tournament final for the seventh time.

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    Sunday night’s contest will be the first senior u.s. national team game in the state of nevada. Coverage from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas begins at 8 p.m. et on tudn and univision, and 8:30 p.m. et on fs1, starting at 9 p.m. et. fans can follow the usmnt during the tournament on twitter (@usmnt), instagram (@usmnt), facebook and the official u.s. website. soccer app.

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    Using an almost entirely different group of players from the one that defeated Mexico in the Nations League final on June 6 in Denver, the USMNT has a shot at winning its second trophy of the summer.

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    gold cup 2021 – usmnt squad by position (club; caps/goals)

    goalkeepers (3): 22-brad guzan (atlanta united; 64/0), 18-sean johnson (new york city fc; 9/0), 1-matt turner (new england revolution; 6/0)

    defenders (8): 21-george bello (atlanta united; 2/0), 2-reggie cannon (boavista/por; 21/1), 24-henry kessler (new england revolution ; 0/0), 20-shaq moore (tenerife/esp; 10/1), 4-donovan pines (d.c. united; 2/0), 12-miles robinson (atlanta united; 8/2), 16-james sands (new york fc; 0/5), 3-sam vines (colorado rapids; 1/7)

    midfielders (6): 23-kellyn acosta (colorado rapids; 36/2), 6-gianluca busio (sporting kansas city; 5/0), 17-sebastian lletget (la galaxy; 7/27), 10-cristian roldan (seattle sounders; 0/23), 19-eryk williamson (portland timbers; 0/3), 14-jackson yueill (san jose earthquakes; 0/15)

    forwards (6):7-paul arriola (d.c. united; 37/8), 11-daryl dike (orlando city; 8/3), 8-nicholas gioacchini (caen/fra; 5/3), 13-mathew hoppe (schalke/ger; 4/1), 15-jonathan lewis (colorado rapids; 8/2), 9-gyasi zardes (columbus crew; 61/14)

    united states calendar – gold cup 2021




    time (et)/result

    television information

    Sunday, July 11


    mercy park for children; kansas city, kan.

    See also: World Cup semi-final: England lose 2-1 to Croatia in extra time – BBC Sport

    v 1-0

    fs1, univisión, tudn

    Thursday, July 15


    mercy park for children; kansas city, kan.

    w 6-1

    fs1, unimas, tudn

    Sunday, July 18


    mercy park for children; kansas city, kan.

    See also: World Cup semi-final: England lose 2-1 to Croatia in extra time – BBC Sport

    v 1-0

    fox, univision, tudn

    Sunday, July 25


    at&t stadium; arlington, texas

    See also: World Cup semi-final: England lose 2-1 to Croatia in extra time – BBC Sport

    v 1-0

    fs1, univisión, tudn

    Thursday, July 29


    q2 stage; Austin, Texas

    See also: World Cup semi-final: England lose 2-1 to Croatia in extra time – BBC Sport

    v 1-0

    fs1, univisión, tudn

    Sunday July 31st


    loyal stadium; las vegas, nev.

    21:00 and

    fs1, univisión, tudn

    renewed rivalry

    another late winner

    long live las vegas

    the final of the gold cup will be the first senior of the united states. national team game in the state of nevada as the united states and mexico take the field at allegiant stadium in las vegas. Nevada is the 28th state to host a U.S. the men’s team game and it’s the second straight game they’ll play in a new city after Thursday’s semifinal at stadium q2 in austin, texas.

    overtime rules:

    • If a game is tied at the end of regulation time, two 15-minute overtime periods will be played.
      • One additional substitution is allowed during overtime. If the score is still tied at the end of extra time, penalty kicks will be taken to determine the winner.

      what is the concacaf gold cup?

      held every two years, the gold cup is the regional championship of concacaf, the association football confederation of north, central america and the caribbean. As in the European Championships and the Copa America, lifting the trophy brings prestige and regional supremacy. Over the course of 15 previous Gold Cup tournaments, the United States has lifted the trophy six times (1991, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2017), just behind all-time leaders Mexico with eight (1993, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2019). Canada is the only other champion of the tournament, taking the title in 2000.

      us tournament notes. uu.

      • gregg berhalter will lead usmnt to a tournament final for the third time, tying bruce arena for second place between us. managers bob bradley tops the list with four, followed by arena and berhalter (three each), jurgen klinsmann and bora milutinovic (two each), and steve sampson (one).

        berhalter will direct the gold cup final on his 48th birthday.

        victory against qatar marked the united states eighth consecutive win, now the usmnt’s second longest winning streak since the united states. won 12 in a row from June 2 to August 14, 2013.

        The win also marked his 25th under head coach Gregg Berhalter, who has reached that number faster than any other USMNT head coach. Bob Bradley previously held the mark, reaching his 25th victory in 38 matches.

        Two of the three youngest usmnt starting lineups in a tournament knockout round match made it to the 2021 gold cup: thursday night’s xi had an average age of 23 years, 284 days and the starting xi quarterfinal against jamaica had an average age of 23 years, 280 days. the record came in the concacaf nations league semifinal against honduras, an average of 23 years, 259 days.

        • The second youngest lineup is four days older than the third because it was the same: the first time the usmnt started the same xi since the 2019 gold cup semi-final and final.

          against jamaica, gianluca busio became the second youngest player to start for the usmnt in a gold cup knockout round match at 19 years and 58 days. Juan Agudelo was the youngest at 18 years, 221 days during the 2011 Gold Cup semifinal against Panama on June 22, 2011.

          With his goal against qatar, gyasi zardes moved into sole possession of fifth place on the usmnt gold cup scorers list with six goals. Zardes’ substitute appearance that night also saw him tie for fifth all-time on the USMNT Gold Cup caps list with Damarcus Beasley, Frankie Hejduk and Eric Wynalda.

          us-9 goal differential. uu. It is the best of the tournament, as the usmnt have achieved shutouts in four of five matches, conceding just one penalty against martinique in the group stage.

          goalkeeper matt turner, as well as defenders shaq moore and miles robinson have started all five of the usmnt’s 2021 gold cup games. the players, who have anchored the impressive u.s. defense during the tournament, he had a combined nine caps before the gold cup.

          turner and robinson have played every minute of the tournament.

          A total of 12 players have made their first appearance in official Gold Cup competition, including five players who were capped for the first time: defenders Donovan Pines and James Sands, midfielders Gianluca Busio and Eryk Williamson, as well like striker matthew hoppe .

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          Defenders Hoppe Plus Shaq Moore and Sam Vines scored their first international goals in the Gold Cup. Scoring just 20 seconds into the United States’ group stage final against Canada, Moore’s goal marked the fastest in Gold Cup history.

          four players recorded their first career assists: busio, hoppe, williamson and midfielder cristian roldan.

          After returning to the USMNT in last December’s friendly victory against El Salvador, midfielder Kellyn Acosta has appeared in all of his 13 consecutive games for the United States. Acosta is the only player to appear in each of the 13 US games in 2021.

          all three players who have served as captains during the gold cup – arriola, midfielder sebastián lletget and defender walker zimmerman – have done so for the first time. lletget captained the u.s. for the second time on Thursday after wearing the armband for the first time in the opening group stage match against Haiti.

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          us list notes. uu.

          • Nineteen of the 23 players represent a total of 12 different clubs in major league soccer. Atlanta United and Colorado Rapids lead the way with three players each, followed by D.C. united, new england revolution, new york city fc (2 each); columbus crew, la galaxy, orlando city sc, portland timbers, san jose earthquakes, seattle sounders and sporting kansas city (1 each).

            Defenders Reggie Cannon (Boavista; Portugal) and Shaq Moore (Tenerife; Spain) and forwards Nicholas Gioacchini (Caen; France) and Matthew Hoppe (Schalke; Germany) make up the European contingent.

            Team leader gyasi zardes’ 21 gold cup appearances currently put him tied with damarcus beasley, frankie hejduk and eric wynalda for fifth on the all-time gold cup appearances list of the usmnt.

            As of 2018, Zardes leads all eligible US players in MLS with 47 goals. The veteran striker also ranks fifth all-time on the US Gold Cup scoring list with six goals, one behind USMNT General Manager Brian McBride.

            usmnt in the gold cup

            • from the inaugural title in 1991, the us. uu. he has lifted the gold cup six times. The United States brought the trophy home in 2002 and won again in 2005, 2007, 2013 and 2017.

              The United States has more Gold Cup wins than any other nation, going 66-9-9 all-time.

              the united states has gone an impressive 38-1-4 during the group stage.

              the usmnt advanced to the finals a record 12 times: 1991, 1993, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2017, 2019 and 2021.

              the united states has reached the semifinals in 15 of the 16 tournaments, missing out only in 2000.

              usa-mexico banknotes

              • Sunday marks the United States’ 71st game of all time against Mexico, by far the most frequent opponent in United States history. the United States. he is 20-36-15 against the all-time tri, but has a 19-5-6 lead since 2000.

                This is the arch-rivals’ second meeting in a tournament final this summer following the United States’ dramatic 3-2 triumph in the CONCACAF Nations League final in June.

                Four players who appeared in the Nations League final are part of the Gold Cup roster: defender Reggie Cannon plus midfielders Kellyn Acosta, Sebastian Lletget and Jackson Yueill.

                the 2021 championship game is a rematch of the 2019 gold cup final, a narrow 1-0 loss in front of a sold-out crowd at chicago’s soldier field.

                Four players who appeared in the 2019 final are on this summer’s Gold Cup roster: Cannon, midfielder Cristian Roldán, as well as forwards Paul Arriola and Gyasi Zardes. goalie sean johnson and forward jonathan lewis were on the bench during the game.

                in focus: mexico

                mexico squad (club; caps/goals)

                goalkeepers (3): 12-rodolfo cota (león; 5/0), 20-jonathan orozco (tijuana; 9/0), 1-alfredo talavera (unam pumas; 37/0 )

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                defenders (7): 4-edson alvarez (ajax/ned; 45/2), 8-kevin alvarez (pachuca; 1/0), 2-nestor araujo (celta vigo/esp ; 48/3), 15-héctor moreno (monterey; 116/4), 21-luis rodriguez (tigres uanl; 32/2), 5-osvaldo rodriguez (leon; 4/0), 3-carlos salcedo (tigres uanl ; 47/1), 19-gilberto sepulveda (chivas guadalajara; 4/0)

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                Midfielders (6): 13-Alan Cervantes (Santos Laguna; 2/0), 23-Jesus Gallardo (Monterrey; 59/0), 14-Erick Gutierrez (PSV Eindhoven/Ned; 1/27), 16-héctor herrera (atletico madrid/esp; 9/87), 6-jonathan dos santos (la galaxy/usa; 5/57), 10-orbelin pineda (blue cross; 5/36)

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                how did they get here

                in focus: mexico

                • fourteen of mexico’s players are based in liga mx at the national level, with the majority (three) hailing from monterrey. Nine players ply their trade abroad in the United States (four), the Netherlands, Spain (two each), and Portugal.

                  midfielder jonathan dos santos and forward efraín alvarez are teammates of usmnt midfielder sebastián lletget at la galaxy.

                  Forward Alan Pulido plays with U.S. midfielder gianluca busio at sporting kansas city.

                  Mexico is the defending gold cup champion and has won the tournament a record eight times.

                  Defender Héctor Moreno is the most capped player on the list with 116 caps.

                  forward jesús corona and midfielder héctor herrera lead the squad with nine international goals each. In the Gold Cup, Rogello Funes Mori and Orbelin Pineda scored three goals, tied with five other players for second place in the competition.

                  Gerardo “Tata” Marino has led the tri since January 2019 and has led Mexico to a 29-3-3 record in that span. He brings a wealth of experience in international and club play, having previously managed the Paraguayan and Argentine national teams, as well as Newell’s Old Boys and FC Barcelona.

                  Before taking the job in Mexico, Martino led Atlanta United FC for two years, managing USMNT players George Bello, Brad Guzan and Miles Robinson as United won the 2018 MLS Cup.

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