Latest CONCACAF Gold Cup News

Pulisic uncertain for World Cup qualifying after COVID

Aug. 26, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Pulisic's availability for the United States' opening World Cup qualifier remains unclear following his positive COVID test. The top American player was on the 26-man roster announced Thursday for the first three qualifiers after missing...

LA Story: Vela, Chicharito highlight MLS All-Star roster

Aug. 04, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mexican stars Carlos Vela and Chicharito Hernandez, Gold Cup goalkeeping standout Matt Turner and 17-year-old Cade Cowell are among the 28 players on the Major League Soccer All-Star Game roster announced Wednesday. The MLS All-Stars will face a team of...

US junior varsity lineup upsets Mexico 1-0 to win Gold Cup

Aug. 02, 2021 03:26 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Miles Robinson scored on a header in the 117th minute, and a United States junior varsity lineup upset a mostly front-line Mexico team 1-0 on Sunday night to win the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Kellyn Acosta, one of two players in the U.S. starting lineup who...

Gyasi Zardes lifts US over Qatar 1-0, into Gold Cup final

Jul. 30, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored in the 86th minute and the United States beat Qatar 1-0 on Thursday night to reach the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Zardes, one of the few first-line U.S. players on a mostly junior varsity roster at the tournament, replaced...

Hoppe's 1st goal lifts US over Jamaica into Gold Cup semis

Jul. 26, 2021 06:47 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matthew Hoppe scored his first international goal on a header in the 83rd minute and the United States beat Jamaica 1-0 Sunday night to reach the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Hoppe, making his second international appearance, nodded home...

Mexico beats Honduras 3-2, reaches Gold Cup semifinal

Jul. 25, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rogelio Funes Mori scored his third goal of the tournament in the 26th minute, and defending champion Mexico defeated Honduras 3-0 on Saturday night to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals. Funes Mori, who made his national team debut on...

Kessler to replace injured Zimmerman on US Gold Cup roster

Jul. 24, 2021 20:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation has asked for New England defender Henry Kessler to replace injured Nashville defender Walker Zimmerman on its CONCACAF Gold Cup roster. Zimmerman was hurt early in the first half of last Sunday’s 1-0 win over Canada, which...

Zimmerman to miss rest of Gold Cup with strained hamstring

Jul. 21, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. defender Walker Zimmerman will miss the rest of the CONCACAF Gold Cup because of a strained hamstring. Zimmerman was hurt early in the first half of Sunday's 1-0 win over Canada, which completed the group stage. The U.S. plays...