It took long enough, but Concacaf has finally announced the 2021 Gold Cup schedule. The schedule was just released, and it has Mexico and the USMNT situated in one location for the entirety of the group stage.
Concacaf announces schedule for 2021 Gold Cup— Gold Cup (@GoldCup) May 13, 2021
Concacaf anuncia calendario para la Copa Oro 2021
Detalles: https://t.co/ZELiw6UUU2#ThisIsOurs #GoldCup21 pic.twitter.com/LV0UfLtspB
The USMNT will play their group stage matches at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City. They open on July 11th against the winner of Preliminary Match 7, which takes place from June 2-6 in Fort Lauderdale. The USMNT could face Haiti, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bermuda, or Barbados in that match. They then host Martinique on July 15th, with the group finale against Canada on July 18th.
Should the USMNT finish 1st or 2nd in Group B, they will advance to the quarterfinals on July 25th at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. A win there will send them to either Q2 Stadium in Austin or NRG Stadium in Houston on July 29th for the semifinals. The already announced Gold Cup Final will be on August 1st at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.
The road to a Gold Cup title for the USMNT:
USMNT vs. Preliminary Match 7 winner (Haiti/St. Vincent and the Grenadines/Bermuda/Barbados) - July 11th, 8:30pm ET, Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City
USMNT vs. Martinique - July 15th, 9:30pm ET, Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City
USMNT vs. Canada - July 18th, 5:00pm ET, Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City
Quarterfinals - July 25th, AT&T Stadium, Arlington
1C vs. 2B - 7:00pm ET
1B vs. 2C - 9:30pm ET
Semifinals - July 29th, Q2 Stadium, Austin OR NRG Stadium, Houston
Winner QF1 (1D or 2A) vs Winner QF4 (1B or 2C) - 7:30pm ET
Winner QF2 (1A or 2D) vs Winner QF3 (1C or 2B) - 10:00pm ET
Gold Cup Final - August 1st, 8:30pm ET, Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas
The Canadian Style— Gold Cup (@GoldCup) May 13, 2021
The admiration of Martinque
The pride of the USA
And waiting for one more!
Here is how Group B shapes up! #GoldCup21
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