Latest CONCACAF Gold Cup News

US to play Cuba in new Nations League at Washington, DC

Aug. 19, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States' home game against Cuba in the first CONCACAF Nations League will be played at Audi Field in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 11. The site was announced Monday by the U.S. Soccer Federation, which has yet to say where the Nov. 15 home match against Canada will be played. As part...

US men's soccer to play Mexico in New Jersey on Sept 6

Jul. 15, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer team will follow its loss to Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final by playing El Tri in an exhibition on Sept. 6 at East Rutherford, New Jersey. The match, announced Monday, is among two September exhibitions the Americans have planned. The U.S. lost to Mexico 1-0 in...

US men fail to follow women, lose Gold Cup final to Mexico

Jul. 8, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer players showed how far, far behind they are the women. Hours after the American women won their fourth World Cup, the men were outplayed by Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Jonathan Dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to give the El Tri a 1-0 victory Sunday...

US lineup unchanged for Gold Cup final vs Mexico

Jul. 7, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter left his starting lineup unchanged for Sunday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup final against Mexico and made Weston McKennie captain for the first time. Zack Steffen was in goal for the defending champions, with Reggie Cannon at right back, Matt Miazga and Aaron Long in...

Berhalter criticizes CONCACAF for not using video review

Jul. 6, 2019 9:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter has criticized soccer officials for not using video review in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. While FIFA instituted video assistant referees for last year's men's World Cup and this year's Women's World Cup, the Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean...

US men also seek soccer title, face Mexico for Gold Cup

Jul. 6, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Remember the U.S. men's soccer team? It's also playing for a trophy on Sunday, taking on Mexico at Soldier Field in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean. Gone from the national sports consciousness since its October 2017 loss at...

Boyd conceived in US, and now he's playing there, too.

Jul. 5, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Boyd was conceived in the U.S. and now he's playing there, too. His father, Ric, wanted his son to be born in his native New Zealand, so Ric and Sherry Boyd traveled there for their son's birth in December 1994. "We flew straight back to America when I was old enough to travel," Tyler...

The final insult: Women compete with Copa America, CONCACAF

Jul. 5, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

Megan Rapinoe considers Sunday to be the final insult. Just a few hours after the United States and the Netherlands meet in the Women's World Cup final in France, Brazil or Peru will celebrate winning the Copa America, South America's men's championship. And then at night, the United States or Mexico will win the...

Pulisic leads US to 3-1 Gold Cup semifinal win over Jamaica

Jul. 4, 2019 2:47 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian Pulisic ensured the CONCACAF Gold Cup final will have the marquee matchup it lacked since 2011: United States vs. Mexico. Pulisic had two goals in the second half and Weston McKennie scored for a second straight game, leading the U.S. over Jamaica 3-1 in Wednesday night's...

Lightning forces delay of Jamaica-US Gold Cup semifinal

Jul. 3, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal between the United States and Jamaica has resumed after a weather delay of 1 hour, 28 minutes. A band of lightning in the area caused the delay with the U.S. leading 1-0 in the 16th minute. Weston McKennie scored for the second straight game, on an...