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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.

Mexico, Jamaica into CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Defending champion Mexico claimed the final semi-final berth in the CONCACAF Gold Cup with a 1-0 win over the offensively-challenged Honduras national team on Thursday at the University of Phoenix Stadium.

Rodolfo Pizarro scored the only goal of the contest in the fourth minute, finishing off a nice passing series in front of the Honduras’ goal as Mexico took another step towards trying to win a record-extending eighth Gold Cup championship.

Mexico, Jamaica into CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Defending champion Mexico claimed the final semi-final berth in the CONCACAF Gold Cup with a 1-0 win over the offensively-challenged Honduras national team on Thursday at the University of Phoenix Stadium.

Rodolfo Pizarro scored the only goal of the contest in the fourth minute, finishing off a nice passing series in front of the Honduras’ goal as Mexico took another step towards trying to win a record-extending eighth Gold Cup championship.

Japan’s Honda arrives in Mexico, speaking Spanish

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Pachuca (Mexico) (AFP) – Japan international Keisuke Honda surprised journalists by speaking passable Spanish as he gave his debut press conference Tuesday at his new club, Mexico’s Pachuca.

The 31-year-old, who signed with the Mexican first-division club last week after a three-year stint at AC Milan, amused sports reporters covering his arrival in Mexico by greeting them with a nearly accentless “Hola a todos” (hello everyone).

Jamaica hold Mexico to goalless draw

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Defending champions Mexico couldn’t make their dominance pay dividends on Thursday as they were held to a frustrating scoreless draw by Jamaica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

In a rematch of the 2015 final won by Mexico, El Tri dominated possession but couldn’t get the ball into the net of Jamaican keeper Andre Blake.

Mexico open Gold Cup defense with 3-1 win over El Salvador

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San Diego (AFP) – Mexico launched their CONCACAF Gold Cup title defense with a comfortable 3-1 victory over El Salvador in their Group C opener on Sunday.

A young Mexico side aiming to capture an eighth Gold Cup crown took the first step with goals from Hedgardo Marin, Elias Hernandez and Orbelin Pineda.

Mexico coach apologizes for outburst

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San Diego (AFP) – Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio, who was slapped with a six-game ban by FIFA, has apologized for an outburst directed at officials during the recent Confederations Cup match in Russia.

Speaking on Saturday night for the first time about the incident, which took place during a game against Portugal, the 56-year old Colombian said he would do “everything” to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

Mexico coach apologizes for outburst

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San Diego (AFP) – Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio, who was slapped with a six-game ban by FIFA, has apologized for an outburst directed at officials during the recent Confederations Cup match in Russia.

Speaking on Saturday night for the first time about the incident, which took place during a game against Portugal, the 56-year old Colombian said he would do “everything” to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

Football’s Gold Cup blow for Mexico as coach banned for six games

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Lausanne (AFP) – Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has been banned for six matches for insulting officials during the recent Confederations Cup which means the nation’s Gold Cup title defense will be disrupted.

“Mr. Osorio used insulting words towards the match officials while displaying an aggressive attitude towards them,” FIFA said of heated words used after Mexico’s third-place play-off against Portugal on July 2.

Portugal beat Mexico to finish third at Confed Cup

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Moscow (AFP) – Adrien Silva scored an extra-time penalty as Portugal recovered from a goal down to beat Mexico 2-1 in Sunday’s third-place play-off at the Confederations Cup in Moscow.

Luis Neto bundled into his own net to hand Mexico a 54th-minute lead, but Pepe stabbed home a stoppage-time equaliser to force an extra 30 minutes at Spartak Stadium.

Portugal beat Mexico to finish third at the Confederations Cup

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Moscow (AFP) – Adrien Silva scored an extra-time penalty as Portugal recovered from a goal down to beat Mexico 2-1 in Sunday’s third-place play-off at the Confederations Cup in Moscow.

Luis Neto bundled into his own net to hand Mexico a 54th-minute lead, but Pepe stabbed home a stoppage-time equaliser to force an extra 30 minutes at Spartak Stadium.

Germany confident ahead of Confederations Cup Mexico semi

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Germany are the kings of the penalty shoot-out - but the world champions hope to see off Mexico in Thursday’s Confederations Cup semi-final without needing dreaded spot kicks.

The Germans have won all five penalty shoot-outs they have faced since 1976 at either World Cup finals or European championships.

CONCACAF Gold Cup

Most-watched soccer games on US TV for July 12-17, 2017

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Mexico and the United States topped the charts last week as the CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage concluded. Mexico’s matches averaged 3.189 million viewers between both FOX’s and Univision’s networks, beating all other nations by a huge margin. Unsurprisingly, the United States saw the second-highest average viewership at 1.

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.

Osorio suspended six matches, will miss Gold Cup

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Mexico will be without its head coach for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

El Tri boss Juan Carlos Osorio has been suspended for his squad's next six matches for insulting match officials during the Confederations Cup third place match against Portugal. He was also given a warning and a fine of 5,000 Swiss francs.

Mexico names inexperienced 23-man Gold Cup roster

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Like the U.S. Men's National Team, Mexico's Gold Cup roster features a wealth of new blood aiming to make their mark with El Tri.

Featuring just six players with more than 10 caps, and no player with more than 5 goals scored, Mexico's Gold Cup roster is a squad of untested potential, similar to the USMNT.

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Kraft Named Honorary Chair of 2026 WC Bid Group

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Revolution owner/investor Robert Kraft was named the Honorary Chairman of the Board for the United Bid Committee of Canada, Mexico and the United States that will oversee the bidding process to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to North America on Tuesday.

Kraft, who secured Foxboro Stadium as one of the nine host venues for the 1994 FIFA World Cup, was one of the first investors in MLS with the Revolution's inception in 1995.

Canada, Mexico, U.S. officially form World Cup Bid Committee

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Though its creation shocks nobody, the official formation of the 2026 World Cup bid committee by Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. is a significant step towards hosting the upcoming 48-team World Cup.

In an official statement, the bid committee, named United 2026, was unveiled by officials from the three confederations, who laid out its structure and operations.

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Reports: West Ham To Shore Up Surprisingly Decent £13m Deal For Javier Hernandez ‘Within Next Seven Days’

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Gird yourselves, but West Ham might just be on the verge of making a half-decent signing that represents half-decent value for money.

According to Sky Sports' transfer hobbit Kaveh Solhekol, the Hammers are working towards a deal to sign Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen and that the £13million transfer could go through "within the next seven days".

Confederations Cup Preview: Can Mexico, Chile prevent all-European final?

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The 2017 Confederations Cup semifinals pit four teams with rich histories against each other. Germany is the defending world champion, Portugal won Euro 2016 last summer, Chile is coming off back-to-back Copa America wins and Mexico is flying high in CONCACAF.

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Monday Kickoff: Osorio apologizes, Rooney finalizes move, and more

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Mexico's coach has offered his apology while one of El Tri's star goalkeepers is on the move. Elsewhere, Wayne Rooney finalized his return to his hometown club.

Juan Carlos Osorio offered his "most sincere apologies" following the incident that led to his six-game ban. (REPORT)

Wayne Rooney officially joined Everton from Manchester United.

Monday Kickoff: Terry to Villa, Pulido to miss Gold Cup and more

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One of the game's most recognized defenders has finalized a move while Mexico is in the news with both the Gold Cup and Confederations Cup.

John Terry officially joined Aston Villa on a one-year deal. (REPORT)

Mexico forward Alan Pulido will miss the Gold Cup after breaking a bone in his arm.

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Where to find Mexico vs. El Salvador Gold Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs. El Salvador in the Gold Cup group stage, you’ve come to the right place.

Both Mexico and El Salvador will make their first appearances in the 2017 edition of the Gold Cup tonight. The match, which will be played at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, is expected to be played in front of a crowd of 40,000 or more.

Where to find Mexico vs. El Salvador Gold Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs. El Salvador in the Gold Cup group stage, you’ve come to the right place.

Both Mexico and El Salvador will make their first appearances in the 2017 edition of the Gold Cup tonight. The match, which will be played at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, is expected to be played in front of a crowd of 40,000 or more.

Where to find Mexico vs Portugal Confederations Cup third-place final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs Portugal in the Confederations Cup third-place final, you’ve come to the right place.

In what would have been a dream final for many, Portugal and Mexico will play it out to determine who will end in third and fourth place in the tournament in an early kick off from Russia.

Where to find Mexico vs Portugal Confederations Cup third-place final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs Portugal in the Confederations Cup third-place final, you’ve come to the right place.

In what would have been a dream final for many, Portugal and Mexico will play it out to determine who will end in third and fourth place in the tournament in an early kick off from Russia.

Where to find Mexico vs. Paraguay on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs. Paraguay, you’ve come to the right place.

After losing to Chile in the Confederations Cup semi-final, Mexico’s national team will be focused on tonight’s friendly against Paraguay with a team made of young up-and-coming youth players who could be the future of this El Tri team.

Where to find Mexico vs. Germany Confederations Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs. Germany in the Confederations Cup semi-final, you’ve come to the right place.

Will it be Mexico or Germany that will play Chile in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup final on Sunday? While some may favor Mexico in this game especially against a younger German side, this should be an entertaining game between two teams that love to go forward.

Where to find Mexico vs. Germany Confederations Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs. Germany in the Confederations Cup semi-final, you’ve come to the right place.

Will it be Mexico or Germany that will play Chile in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup final on Sunday? While some may favor Mexico in this game especially against a younger German side, this should be an entertaining game between two teams that love to go forward.

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Schedule of soccer friendlies on US TV and streaming for 2017 summer

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In the next few weeks, there are over 40 friendlies that’ll be shown live on television and streaming to viewers in the United States featuring many of the best teams from Spain, England, Mexico, Germany, Italy and the United States.

We’ve compiled the most up-to-date list of summer friendlies that’ll be shown.

Schedule of soccer friendlies on US TV and streaming for 2017 summer

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In the next few weeks, there are over 40 friendlies that’ll be shown live on television and streaming to viewers in the United States featuring many of the best teams from Spain, England, Mexico, Germany, Italy and the United States.

We’ve compiled the most up-to-date list of summer friendlies that’ll be shown.

Soccer Thursday: Your Running Commentary

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The pickings may be slim, but the matchups should be entertaining, with Confederations Cup and MLS in action.

The afternoon will see the second semifinal of the Confederations Cup, this one between an inexperienced but impressive Germany and Mexico, who have struggled at times during the tournament.

Germany vs Mexico; Confederations Cup semifinal: Streaming and how to watch

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Germany is aiming to get into their second FIFA final of the month, while Mexico wants to prove they can compete on the global stage.

The first semi-final provided action, not as much as you would want from a Portugal-Chile match but penalties and was definitely one of the better Confederations Cup matches.

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Most-watched soccer games on US TV for June 21-28, 2017

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Telemundo concluded their coverage of the FIFA Confederations Cup Group Stage averaging 1 million total viewers across all 12 matches. Mexico unsurprisingly led the way as the most popular team during the group stages by averaging 2.1 million viewers per match on Telemundo and an additional 521,000 on FOX and FS1.

Most-watched soccer games on US TV for June 21-28, 2017

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Telemundo concluded their coverage of the FIFA Confederations Cup Group Stage averaging 1 million total viewers across all 12 matches. Mexico unsurprisingly led the way as the most popular team during the group stages by averaging 2.1 million viewers per match on Telemundo and an additional 521,000 on FOX and FS1.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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It's a busy Wednesday in the soccer world as the Confederations Cup, U.S. Open Cup, and an international friendly all grace your television and/or computer screens today.

Everything starts with the FIFA Confederations Cup. The knockout rounds for the World Cup dress rehearsal are upon us with Portugal and Chile kicking things off this afternoon on FS1.

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2017 Gold Cup match recap: Mexico 0, Jamaica 0

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Don't cry because it happened, smile because it's over.

In a match as dry as the Colorado mountain air, Jamaica and Mexico played to a 0-0 stalemate at Mile High Stadium in Denver.

Both teams looked rather composed on the ball early on, however neither team had a good look at goal until well into the match.

Soccer TV: USMNT vs Ghana

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The weekend soccer TV schedule has the USMNT continuing their Gold Cup preparations with a friendly against Ghana on Saturday. Mexico's Gold Cup squad beat Ghana earlier this week and has a second warmup against Paraguay on Saturday. MLS has a big game on the schedule with San Jose hosting the Galaxy at Stanford Stadium.