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USA-El Salvador on Sunday in Gold Cup quarterfinal

GoldCup13 CONCACAF Gold Cup will move on to its knockout rounds starting this weekend, and the United States will be part of it.

Here are reports from CONCACAF, and below, from U.S. Soccer:

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today the official pairings and kick-off times of Quarterfinal matches in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA, will host the knockout stage’s first doubleheader on Saturday, July 20, with Panama taking on Cuba at 3:30 p.m. ET, followed by an encounter between two-time defending champion Mexico and Trinidad & Tobago at 6:30 p.m. ET. The doubleheader was originally scheduled for 3 p.m. ET and 6 p.m. ET, and has been moved back by 30 minutes. M&T Bank Stadium, in Baltimore, MD, will host the second Quarterfinal doubleheader a day later, on Sunday, July 21, starting at 4:00 p.m. ET, when the United States meets El Salvador. At 7:00 p.m. ET, Honduras squares off against Costa Rica. The order of the games for the Semifinals, set for Wednesday, July 24, at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX, will be announced after the quarterfinal matches have concluded. The 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup final will take place on Sunday, July 28 at 4:00 p.m. ET at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL.

For tickets and more information go to www.GoldCup.org.

Here;s more from U.S. Soccer:

The U.S. Men's National Team clinched first place in Group C of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup with a 1-0 victory against Costa Rica at Rentschler Field. Midfielder Brek Shea, a late substitute who came on in the 77th minute, scored his first international goal off a breakaway with eight minutes left in regulation time.


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