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Gold Cup 2013

Stories related to the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, including group previews, match reports, and analysis.

USA Defeats Panama 1-0, Wins 5th CONCACAF Gold Cup

Brek Shea's point blank winner in the second half put the USA back on top of CONCACAF.

Gold Cup Final: USA-Panama Lineups and Open Thread

This is it, championship Sunday for CONCACAF. The USA and Panama are about to take the field. Join TBM as we follow all the action.

2013 Gold Cup Final: USA vs. Panama Preview

Regional supremacy and a Confederations Cup berth are on the line. Can the USA survive what will likely be their hardest game yet and reclaim the title as CONCACAF's best?

Gold Cup Final Predictions

Jake has clinched victory over Steve in their head-to-head competition, but still hasn't made a correct scoreline prediction. With only one game left, can Jake pull off the perfect pick for the final?

CONCACAF Suspends USMNT's Klinsmann for GC Final

CONCACAF's Disciplinary Committee finally came to a decision, and suspended USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann. But an over-complicated process needs to be overhauled to simplify what should have been an easy decision.

USA Rolls into Final, Will Face Panama

The Landon Donovan show continues, as the resurgent striker scored twice and assisted on the opener to lead the US past Honduras 3-1. Panama downed Mexico 2-1 for the second time in the tournament, setting up a rematch of the 2005 Gold Cup Final.

USA vs. Honduras Lineups and Live Thread

The lineups are out and the Yanks are about to take on Honduras in Dallas. Follow along with us as the action unfolds in our usual live thread.

USA vs. Honduras Semifinal Preview

The Untied States is in the middle of a nine game international winning streak. The team standing in their way of another Gold Cup final - Honduras, who is also the last CONCACAF team to beat the USA.

Gold Cup Semi-Final Predictions

Jake stormed back with a pair of Sunday predictions, and has been trashing talking Steve ever since. Can Steve rebound from his Costa Rica pick and put the new guy in his place?

USA, Honduras Round Out Gold Cup Semis

The USA routed El Salvador 5-1 while Honduras rode Andy Najar's second half goal to hold off Costa Rica 1-0.

USA - El Salvador Lineups and Open Thread

The US is into the knockout stages in the Gold Cup. It's win or go home time against El Salvador from Baltimore, MD.

Gold Cup Knockout Predictor - Quarterfinal Day 2

Steve dominated the Day 1 predictions, putting TBM's Gold Cup expert Jake to shame with an excellent Mexico pick. Can Jake rebound and save his pride on Day 2?

2013 Gold Cup: USA vs. El Salvador Preview

A spot in the semifinals awaits, can the USA continue their international winning streak vs. Rodolfo Zelaya and El Salvador.

Panama, Mexico to Meet in Semifinal Rematch

Panama routed ten-man Cuba 6-1 and Mexico defeated T&T 1-0 on a late winner, setting up a Group A rematch in the semifinals

Gold Cup Knockout Predictior - Quarterfinal Day 1

The TBM staff takes their best guesses at the quarterfinals of the Gold Cup. Naturally, you should go against our predictions until our genius is proven.

2013 Gold Cup: Group Stage Power Rankings

The United States won all three of their group fixtures while Panama defeated Mexico to win Group A. But who tops our power rankings after the group stages?

2013 Gold Cup: USA Announces Roster Changes

The USA has brought in four new players for the knockout stages of the Gold Cup. Will these changes help the American's to their first Gold Cup title since 2007?

US Seals Group C Late, Cuba Shocks into Quarters

Brek Shea scored his first international goal to give the USA a late victory over Costa Rica and all nine points in Group C. Cuba needed a four goal win over Belize, and a stoppage time strike gave them just that.

USA-Costa Rica Lineups and Open Thread

The USA looks to close out Group C undefeated. But standing in their way are the revenge-driven Ticos of Costa Rica.

2013 Gold Cup USA vs. Costa Rica Preview

Costa Rica has the "Snow Clasico" fresh in their minds, and they're looking for revenge against the USA in humid Hartford as Los Ticos look to win and clinch Group B.

El Salvador, T&T Advance in Wild Group B Finish

Sitting on just one point from their opening game draw, El Salvador and Trinidad both took three points in their final match, sending both teams into the quarterfinals.

Panama, Mexico into Quarters; Martinique Waits

Panama and Mexico finished one, two in Group A while spunky Martinique must wait and see if they qualify as one of two third place finishers.

USA 4-1 Cuba: The Nats Are Through

The Yanks got themselves through to the Quarterfinals with a 4-1 win over Cuba. The first half was a bit stuttering, but the U.S. hit another gear in the second and dominated the contest.

2013 Gold Cup - USA v Cuba Preview

The USA is looking for a spot in the quarterfinals but Cuba needs points to remain alive in Group C.

Haiti Wins, Honduras Still Leads Group B

Haiti claimed a tremendous victory over Trinidad in front of lively crowd in Miami, but they still trail Honduras in Group B thanks to the late heroics of Jorge Claros

Belize’s Character is World Class

Three Belize international players were offered money to fix the result against the United States. They said no, reported the incident, and should be getting worldwide praise for doing so.

Panama Clinches, Mexico Puts Canada on Brink

Panama secured a spot in the 2013 Gold Cup quarterfinals, a late penalty downing 10-man Martinique while Mexico's 2-0 win puts Canada closer to elimination.

USA, Costa Rica Start Group C with Routs

The USA put up six on Belize and Costa Rica shout out Cuba as the Group C giants established themselves as early Group C leaders.

Cuba's Projected Lineup for the 2013 Gold Cup

Sifting through past lineups to present the probable starters for the Cuban national team in the Gold Cup, Brendan Doherty has settled on a general selection strategy that head coach Walter Benitez may yet employ.

USA vs. Belize Gold Cup Preview

Can the USA get off to a quick start against tiny Belize, or will they struggle like they did in the first half against Guatemala last Friday?

2013 Gold Cup Group C Primer

TBM crack research staff wraps up it's informative series leading into the Group C opener, including Belize's American coach, Costa Rica's quest for revenge and the mystery that is Cuba. Oh, and some fourth team...

2013 Gold Cup - Honduras to Top of Group B

Honduras defeated a wasteful but lively Haiti squad 2-0 while El Salvador and Trinidad and Tobago played out an entertaining 2-2 draw.