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Donovan: USMNT lacks impact players

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Landon Donovan knows a few things about succeeding at the international level, and he doesn't thing the U.S. Men's National Team quite has what it takes right now to join the world's elite.

The former U.S. Men's National Team captain and standout performer thinks the team lacks big time impact players capable of changing a game.

USMNT 2, Costa Rica 0: The SBI Breakdown

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Saturday might have been the best performance of Bruce Arena's most recent tenure. Facing the toughest test of this ongoing Gold Cup run, the U.S. Men's National Team shined from top to bottom continuing a recent hot streak with what seemed like the team's first truly good performance.

USMNT vs. Costa Rica: Live Commentary

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Just one step away from the Gold Cup final, the U.S. Men's National Team faces off with a familiar CONCACAF powerhouse in Saturday's semifinal.

The USMNT takes on Costa Rica on Saturday with a spot in the Gold Cup finale on the line. The U.S.

USMNT ready for toughest Gold Cup test yet against Costa Rica

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The U.S. Men's National Team remembers the last match against Costa Rica. In some ways, it feels like ages ago, even if it's been just a few short months since the 4-0 battering in San Jose. It was Jurgen Klinsmann's swan-song, the end of an era and the start of a new one right as World Cup qualifying got into a real swing.

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Jamaicans stun Mexico, book CONCACAF Gold Cup final with USA

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Kemar Lawrence scored in the 88th minute to give Jamaica a shocking 1-0 upset of defending champion Mexico on Sunday in a CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final match.

The 24-year-old fullback for Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls expertly curled a left-footed free kick around the Mexico wall and just under the crossbar to deliver Jamaica a stunner at the Rose Bowl.

Patience leads Costa Rica into Gold Cup semifinals

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After 76 minutes on Wednesday evening at Lincoln Financial Field, it looked as if Costa Rica and Panama were going to have to decide a winner through penalty kicks.

Both sides failed to get much going offensively up to that point, creating chances but lacking the final product to go ahead.

Godoy own goal sends Costa Rica into CONCACAF Gold Cup semis

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Washington (AFP) – Anibal Godoy headed agonizingly into his own net to give Costa Rica a 1-0 victory over Panama on Wednesday in the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup in Philadelphia.

The Central American rivals were deadlocked in the second half when Costa Rica’s David Guzman swung a long free kick toward the Panamanian goal.

Gold Cup Rewind: Canada, Honduras share points in draw, Costa Rica tops Group A

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The Canadian Men's National Team wasn't able to secure the victory it needed to become the improbable winner of the CONCACAF Gold Cup's Group A, but the Canucks still did enough to finish up the group stage undefeated and brimming with confidence.

Canada and Honduras played to a 0-0 draw at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas on Friday night, which helped Canada secure second place in Group A, behind Costa Rica, which disposed of French Guiana, 3-0, earlier on Friday.

Friday Gold Cup Preview: Canada, Honduras square off

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Now that the ridiculousness of the Florent Malouda situation has ended, the focus of Group A can shift to an intense final matchday at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.

After the French Guiana forfeit became official early Friday morning, Honduras is in prime position to upset Canada's knockout round hopes, while Costa Rica is in great shape to clinch the top position.

Friday Gold Cup Preview: Honduras clashes with Costa Rica, Canada faces French Guiana

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The CONCACAF Gold Cup officially kicks off on Friday in the shadow of the Big Apple in Harrison, New Jersey. Although some of the excitement for the tournament has been watered down, two of the continent's best teams will take the field at Red Bull Arena with plenty of first-team stars.

Honduras and Costa Rica highlight the night's slate at the home of the New York Red Bulls, but the opening match between French Guiana and Canada could also carry importance, especially with two third-place sides advancing from the group stage to the knockout phase.

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USA Advances to Gold Cup Final

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Two years after their embarrassing run in the 2015 Gold Cup, the United States booked its ticket to this year's tournament final after beating Costa Rica 2-0 in Saturday's semifinal in Houston, Tx.

Jozy Altidore scored the breakthrough in the 72nd minute while former Revolution midfielder Clint Dempsey capped the scoring in the 82nd minute.

USA vs. Costa Rica Gold Cup 2017: Time, TV schedule and live stream

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The USMNT will have to deliver their best game in this tournament to beat the Ticos tonight in Texas

It's been a strange Gold Cup for the United States, who have not managed to impress but are nonetheless in the semifinal facing Costa Rica. Despite the biting and nipple-twisting of the quarterfinal, the USMNT didn't have to expend too much of themselves to beat El Salvador, and outside of a few minutes against Martinique they've not truly been tested.

USA vs. Costa Rica Gold Cup semifinal preview, TV times and team news

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The US has made its way into the semi-finals of the Gold Cup, but if they want to win the whole thing or even advance to the final they are going to need to play much better than they have thus far in the tournament. Many thought that with the addition of the regulars like Clint Dempsey, Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley that the US would basically steamroll El Salvador.

USA vs. Costa Rica Gold Cup semifinal preview, TV times and team news

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The US has made its way into the semi-finals of the Gold Cup, but if they want to win the whole thing or even advance to the final they are going to need to play much better than they have thus far in the tournament. Many thought that with the addition of the regulars like Clint Dempsey, Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley that the US would basically steamroll El Salvador.

Who Should the USMNT start vs. Costa Rica?

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Just days after a Gold Cup quarterfinal that had a tournament's worth of nonsense, the U.S. Men's National Team is faced with a major step up in competition with a spot in the tournament final on the line.

After toppling a hungry El Salvador team, 2-0, the USMNT moves on to face Costa Rica on Saturday in the Gold Cup semifinal.

Gold Cup Quarterfinals: A Look Ahead

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The 2017 Gold Cup has reached the knockout stage, with the remaining eight sides competing in the quarterfinals on Wednesday and Thursday.

The first set of quarterfinalists head to Philadelphia, where Costa Rica faces Panama and the U.S. Men's National Team takes on El Salvador.

Gold Cup TV schedules set for quarter-finals featuring USA, Mexico and other nations

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Now that the group stage of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup has been completed, the schedule for the quarter-finals of the tournament can be revealed.

The USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Jamaica, Canada and Honduras are through and will play midweek. Meanwhile, Martinique, Curacao, French Guiana and Nicaragua go home.

Gold Cup TV schedules set for quarter-finals featuring USA, Mexico and other nations

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Now that the group stage of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup has been completed, the schedule for the quarter-finals of the tournament can be revealed.

The USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Jamaica, Canada and Honduras are through and will play midweek. Meanwhile, Martinique, Curacao, French Guiana and Nicaragua go home.

Costa Rica, Canada reach quarter-finals of Gold Cup

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Frisco (United States) (AFP) – Canada advanced to their first quarter-final since 2009 after playing to a scoreless draw with Honduras in the final Group A match of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament on Friday.

Canada and Honduras moved on to the quarters where they will join Group A winner Costa Rica who advanced with a dominating 3-0 victory over winless French Guiana earlier Friday.

Football: Costa Rica, Canada reach quarter-finals of Gold Cup

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Frisco (United States) (AFP) – Canada advanced to their first quarter-final since 2009 after playing to a scoreless draw with Honduras in the final Group A match of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament on Friday.

Canada and Honduras moved on to the quarters where they will join Group A winner Costa Rica who advanced with a dominating 3-0 victory over winless French Guiana earlier Friday.

Gold Cup Rewind: Canada ties Costa Rica; Honduras, French Guiana level despite controversy

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What should have been a night that celebrated a few heroic results turned into an evening full of controversy at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston.

Canada used a goal from its teenage phenom to challenge Costa Rica, who entered the competition as the favorite to win Group A. But the real drama came in the nightcap, as French Guiana fielded the ineligible Florent Malouda in its starting 11 against Honduras.

Gold Cup Rewind: Costa Rica, Canada open Group A with victories

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The first marquee match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup lived up to expectations on Friday night.

Costa Rica downed Honduras 1-0 on a Marco Urena strike in the 39th minute in front of a sold out crowd at Red Bull Arena. The win tied the Ticos on points with Canada at the top of Group A.

Urena's goal was produced by some exquisite buildup play, starting with a long ball from Giancarlo Gonzalez.

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United States 2, Costa Rica 0 - Jozy, Dempsey Power US to Gold Cup Final

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The two US strikers were brought in for the knockout rounds to do exactly what they did tonight - score goals.

The United States desperately needed to get their strikers involved and scoring before of possible Gold Cup final.

Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey delivered second half goals as the USMNT defeated Costa Rica 2-0 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, to advance to the 2017 Gold Cup Final.

Clint Dempsey ties USMNT scoring record

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No. 57 comes on a free kick.

Clint Dempsey has caught Landon Donovan for the all-time United States men's national team scoring record, and it could hardly have come at a more opportune time.

With the United States holding a 1-0 lead over Costa Rica in the second half — courtesy of a Dempsey assist — the Seattle Sounders forward stood over a free kick from about 22 yards out.

D.C. United outlasts Christos FC, Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud, & more: Freedom Kicks for June 14, 2017

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The ‘Plex was packed to see the Black-and-Red take on the Cinderella amateur side, and they're going after CR7's money!

Happy Wednesday folks. A lot to dissect from yesterday's soccer action. In World Cup qualifying, Panama drew Honduras 2-2, while Costa Rica held off Trinidad & Tobago 2-1.

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Where to find USA vs. Costa Rica Gold Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch USA vs. Costa Rica in the Gold Cup semifinal, you’ve come to the right place.

Here we go, the United States face Costa Rica in a must-see Gold Cup semi-final to determine who will advance to the final to play either Mexico or Jamaica on Wednesday.

Where to find USA vs. Costa Rica Gold Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch USA vs. Costa Rica in the Gold Cup semifinal, you’ve come to the right place.

Here we go, the United States face Costa Rica in a must-see Gold Cup semi-final to determine who will advance to the final to play either Mexico or Jamaica on Wednesday.

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US plays Costa Rica, Mexico meets Jamaica in Gold Cup semis

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Defending champion Mexico faces Jamaica and host United States meets 2014 World Cup quarter-finalist Costa Rica in weekend semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Bruce Arena’s US squad is on a 12-match unbeaten run since he replaced Jurgen Klinsmann as coach with seven wins and five drawn, but figures to get a tough test from the Ticos on Saturday at AT&T Stadium in suburban Dallas, Texas.

US plays Costa Rica, Mexico meets Jamaica in Gold Cup semis

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Defending champion Mexico faces Jamaica and host United States meets 2014 World Cup quarter-finalist Costa Rica in weekend semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Bruce Arena’s US squad is on a 12-match unbeaten run since he replaced Jurgen Klinsmann as coach with seven wins and five drawn, but figures to get a tough test from the Ticos on Saturday at AT&T Stadium in suburban Dallas, Texas.

Football: Davies tallies again as Canada ties Costa Rica

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Houston (AFP) – Alphonso Davies scored in the first half and Milan Borjan made several brilliant saves as Canada held on for a 1-1 tie with Costa Rica to remain undefeated at the 2017 CONCACAF Golf Cup.

Teenage phenom Davies opened the scoring with his third goal of the tournament in the 26th minute for Canada who are the surprise co-leaders atop Group A after beating French Guiana 4-2 in their opener.

Football: Davies tallies again as Canada ties Costa Rica

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Houston (AFP) – Alphonso Davies scored in the first half and Milan Borjan made several brilliant saves as Canada held on for a 1-1 tie with Costa Rica to remain undefeated at the 2017 CONCACAF Golf Cup.

Teenage phenom Davies opened the scoring with his third goal of the tournament in the 26th minute for Canada who are the surprise co-leaders atop Group A after beating French Guiana 4-2 in their opener.

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Concacaf Gold Cup 2017

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Se está disputando en los Estados Unidos la 14ª edición de la Copa Oro de la Concacaf, el máximo torneo de selecciones organizado por la Confederación de Fútbol Asociación de Norte, Centroamérica y el Caribe.
El fixture y todos los resultados:
GRUPO A
Canadá - Costa Rica - Guyana Francesa - Honduras
7/7 - Harrison: Canadá 4-2 Guyana Francesa
7/7 - Harrison: Costa Rica 1-0 Honduras
11/7 - Houston: Costa Rica - Canadá
11/7 - Houston: Honduras - Guyana Francesa
14/7 - Dallas: Guyana Francesa - Costa Rica
14/7 - Dallas: Canadá - Honduras
Posiciones:.

CONCACAF WCQ Preview: Mexico faces Honduras, Costa Rica takes on Panama

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The fifth matchday in the final round of CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying is upon us. As the Hex reaches its halfway point, the top of the table looks to extend their lead on automatic qualification, while the cluttered third through sixth place positions try to separate themselves.

CONCACAF WCQ Preview: Honduras faces Costa Rica, Mexico visits Trinidad and Tobago

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With the top three teams set to take on the bottom three in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, Tuesday's games could go a long way towards determining who makes it out of the Hex and into Russia.

While the U.S. Men's National Team battles it out with Panama in a third versus fourth clash, the top two teams go on the road to take on the bottom two as Mexico visits Trinidad and Tobago and Costa Rica visits Honduras.

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Ronaldinho: Lost Pitch Invader Rescued By His Idol During Costa Rican Legends Exhibition Match (Video)

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Without a club at the moment, Ronaldinho is currently on a mini-tour of Central America where he's picking up cheques for taking part in a string of exhibition games in Honduras, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

The Costa Rican friendly took place at the Nacional stadium in San Jose, where Ron and his guest XI enjoyed a spirited kickabout against a team of local 'Leyendas'.

Who is Elías Aguilar?

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Elias Aguilar was training with the team in Chester yesterday, but what if it was more than just "training"?

Costa Rican international Elías Aguilar on trial with Philadelphia Union

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Attacking midfielder plays for CS Herediano in Costa Rica

Costa Rican international Elías Aguilar reportedly joined the Philadelphia Union earlier this week for a week-long trial.

The 25-year-old attacking midfielder plays for Club Sport Herediano in Costa Rica and has made a dozen appearances for his country, including an appearance off the bench in his country's first match of the 2015 Gold Cup.

Costa Rica 2017 New Balance Third Kit

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The Costa Rican men's national football team will debut their 2017 New Balance third kit at this summer's CONCACAF Gold Cup. The 2014 FIFA World Cup quarter-finalists new change shirt uses the same New Balance design as their 2016/17 home and away jerseys. While the primary and alternate kits feature the red and white of [.

Chapman and Leon called up for Canada

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More international players are getting called away as teams take advantage of the FIFA window.

Allysha Chapman and Adriana Leon have both been called up to Canada's 19-player roster for upcoming friendlies against Costa Rica. Canada will play Costa Rica on June 8 and June 11 in Winnipeg and Toronto respectively.

U-20 WC Rewind: Zambia upsets Germany, England tops Costa Rica and more

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With Wednesday's matches in the books, five of the eight FIFA U-20 World Cup quarterfinals teams are set, including one surprise party-crasher.

Zambia continued its run through the tournament by taking down Germany, while Uruguay topped Saudi Arabia to book a spot in the quarterfinal round.