Backup goalkeeper Luis Mejia saved two penalty kicks in the shootout, and an inspired Panama team ended a trying week with a medal, beating the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup third-place game Saturday.
Clint Dempsey scored on a fourth-minute header, added a pair of second-half goals for his first international hat trick, and the United States routed Cuba 6-0 on Saturday to reach its eighth straight CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal.
The 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup begins the knockout stage this Saturday with four must-watch affairs in the quarterfinals.
The USMNT goes for its sixth Gold Cup and a birth in the Confederations Cup.
Golden opportunity: Baltimore gets the chance to once again host soccer’s Gold Cup! It’s the latest in a series of high-profile events at M&T Bank Stadium.
Andy Najar interrupted a defensive struggle with a goal in the 49th minute, and Honduras squeezed past Costa Rica 1-0 on Sunday night to earn a matchup against the United States in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
It’s not the type of football you expect to see at Ravens Stadium but this weekend, the Gold Cup invaded Baltimore.
Soccer fans will wear their team colors on Sunday for a big sporting event at M&T Bank Stadium.
Baltimore gets another chance to shine in the international spotlight. The quarterfinal matches of soccer’s Gold Cup will be played at M&T Bank Stadium.
Another sports honor for Baltimore. This time, the city was selected to host an international soccer match.
Thirteen U.S. cities, from Miami to Seattle, will host Gold Cup games this summer.
105.7’s Ed Norris’ thoughts on US goal keeper Tim Howard’s Spanish language rant.