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ON THIS POST: PRIMER FOR THE 15TH CONCACAF GOLD CUP JUNE 15-JULY 7

  • Field at a glance

  • U.S. roster breakdown

  • Gold Cup history


15

The 2019 Gold Cup is 15th edition of biennial international competition organized by CONCACAF

56-8-9

U.S. record in 14 previous tournaments; its 6 titles

are 1 back of Mexico

1

U.S. opens its Gold Cup title defense against Guyana on

June 18 in St. Paul, Minn.

SIZING UP GOLD CUP FIELD
GROUP A RK APP REC GF GA
Canada 78 14 16-16-13 49 58
Cuba 174 9 3-19-2 18 80
Martinique NR 6 3-9-2 11 30
Mexico 18 15 48-9-10 155 41
GROUP B RK APP REC GF GA
Bermuda 175 1 - - -
Costa Rica 38 14 19-20-16 82 66
Haiti 100 7 4-10-5 14 25
Nicaragua 129 3 0-0-6 1 14
GROUP C RK APP REC GF GA
Curacao 82 2 0-0-3 0 6
El Salvador 71 11 8-17-7 28 55
Honduras 61 14 19-21-8 70 60
Jamaica 56 11 16-18-7 47 59
GROUP D RK APP REC GF GA
Guyana 175 1 - - -
Panama 74 9 12-11-15 53 46
Trinidad 93 10 7-13-7 38 46
U.S. 24 15 56-8-9 147 53

1, 98

U.S. will meet Guyana for 1st time; Guyana is 98th nation the men’s team has faced since 1916

3-2-1

Team USA record in 2019 with

7 goals scored and 5 allowed

TEAM USA 2019 SCHEDULE
DATE MATCHUP SCORE
Jan. 27 Panama Won 3-0
Feb. 2 Costa Rica Won 2-0
Mar 21 Ecuador Won 1-0
Mar 26 Chile 1-1
June 5 Venezuela Lost 3-0
June 9 Jamaica Lost 1-0
GOLD CUP
June 18 Guyana St. Paul, Minn.
June 22 Trinidad Cleveland
June 26 Panama Kansas City

U.S. roster breakdown


9, 13

9 players on U.S. roster were part of 2017 championship team while 13 players in 1st Gold Cup

  • 2: Tim Ream was on 2011, 2015 teams

  • 25, 150: U.S. roster average age in years, days

  • 145: Caps by Michael Bradley

  • 13: American players with less than 10 caps

  • 16: Players tied to 10 different MLS clubs.

  • 7: Players tied to clubs in England (4), Germany (2) and Portugal (1)

5

Players have combined for 14 goals scored in prior Gold Cups

  • 4: Jozy Altidore

  • 3: Michael Bradley

  • 3: Omar Gonzales

  • 3: Jordan Morris

  • 1: Gyasi Zardes


U.S. GOLD CUP ROSTER
C-caps; G-international goals
*-Gold Cup debut; ^-on 2017 title team
NO GOALKEEPERS TEAM C G
12 Sean Johnson^ NYCFC 7 0
22 Tyler Miller* LAFC 0 0
1 Zack Steffen* Columbus 9 0
NO DEFENDERS TEAM C G
14 Reggie Cannon* Dallas 2 0
3 Omar Gonzalez^ Toronto 50 3
2 Nick Lima* San Jose 3 0
23 Aaron Long* NYRB 5 0
16 Daniel Lovitz* Montreal 4 0
19 Matt Miazga^ Chelsea 13 1
13 Tim Ream Fulham 29 1
5 Walker Zimmerman* LAFC 6 2
NO MIDFIELDERS TEAM C G
4 Michael Bradley^ Toronto 145 17
20 Duane Holmes* Derby Cty 1 0
8 Weston McKennie* Schalke 8 1
10 Christian Pulisic* Chelsea 25 10
15 Cristian Roldan^ Seattle 10 0
6 Wil Trapp* Columbus 16 0
NO FORWARDS TEAM C G
17 Jozy Altidore^ Toronto 110 41
7 Paul Arriola^ D.C. United 22 3
21 Tyler Boyd* Guimaraes 0 0
18 Jonathan Lewis* Colorado 4 0
11 Jordan Morris^ Seattle 27 5
9 Gyasi Zardes^ Columbus 44 7

All-time Gold Cup matches won


Most Gold Cup goals


Gold Cup champions


CONCACAF GOLD CUP FINALS
YR WINNER SC RUP
1991 U.S. 0–0* Honduras
1993 Mexico 4–0 U.S.
1996 Mexico 2–0 Brazil
1998 Mexico 1–0 U.S.
2000 Canada 2–0 Colombia
2002 U.S. 2–0 Costa Rica
2003 Mexico 1–0 Brazil
2005 U.S. 0–0^ Panama
2007 U.S. 2–1 Mexico
2009 Mexico 5–0 U.S.
2011 Mexico 4–2 U.S.
2013 U.S. 1–0 Panama
2015 Mexico 3–1 Jamaica
2017 U.S. 2–1 Jamaica
*-4-3 penalty kicks; ^-3-1 penalty kicks

Source: goldcup.org; ussoccer.com