Getty More Gregg Berhalter said he wanted to win the group. His team selection on Wednesday night, in many ways, seemed to disagree.
Group C wraps up on Tuesday night, meaning the USA and Panama will know their opponent possibilities heading into their match the following day.
Players that only have one yellow card following the quarterfinal round will have the slate wiped clean for the rest of the tournament. Just like in the European Championships and Copa America, lifting the trophy brings prestige and regional supremacy.
Over the course of 14 previous Gold Cup tournaments, the United States has lifted the trophy six times , , , , , , just one behind all-time leaders Mexico with seven , , , , , , Canada is the only other tournament champion, coming away with the title in Placed in Group D, the U.
The top two teams in each of the four groups advance to the quarterfinals June in Houston, Philadelphia. The semifinals are set for July in Phoenix and Nashville, respectively, before the champion is crowned on July 7 in Chicago.
Through two matches, 17 of the player roster have made a tournament appearance. Nine of them have been Gold Cup debuts.
Goalkeeper Zack Steffen made three saves, combining with the back line to keep his second-consecutive shutout of Gold Cup A majority of the roster comes from Major League Soccer, with 17 players representing 12 clubs. The USA returned the trophy home in and won again in , , and The U.
The MNT has advanced to the final on 10 occasions: , , , , , , , , and The USA has made it to the semifinals in 13 out of 14 tournaments, missing out only in Dely Valdes previously managed Panama in and again from , leading los Canaleros to the Gold Cup Final.