After being awarded the Golden Glove, Matt Turner has to be considered the No.1 goalkeeper for the USMNT.
Gold Cup 2021
Canada’s breakout players are looking to erase the ghosts of World Cup cycles past while the USMNT is still kind of trying to break out.
Turner notched his third shutout of the tournament and the USMNT is back in the Gold Cup semis for the eleventh straight time.
Canada holds Costa Rica scoreless in 2-0 win in quarterfinals
On Saturday Kessler was added to the Gold Cup roster
United States clinches top spot in Group B with shutout win over Canada
Daryl Dike dominated against Martinique
Tajon Buchanan and Team Canada returned to Gold Cup group stage action after picking up a decisive 4-1 win over Martinique on Sunday
Gold Cup Recaps: Funes Mori, Mexico Rebound with Win while El Salvador Clinches Spot in Quarterfinals
A Funes Mori braced helped Mexico right the ship after an opening draw in Group A, but a second win means El Salvador is the first team into the knockouts.
Late goals give Honduras the top spot in Group D but Qatar-Panama brought down the house in the second half.
The final Gold Cup group welcomes the 2022 World Cup hosts as a special invitee. Is Qatar ready for the prime time that is CONCACAF?
The two Group C favorites built up multi-goal leads in the first half to establish themselves at the top of the standings.
Two regional giants in Costa Rica and Jamaica surely are the favorites on paper but perhaps those recent resumes aren’t nearly as strong as we think they are.
Gold Cup Recaps: Seattle’s Alex Roldan, Hartford’s Martinez Lift El Salvador Late; Thoughts on Canada, USA Victories
El Salvador takes a surprising lead in Group A after one match while favorites Canada and the USA lead Group B with three points apiece.
Of course we’re here for the Matt Turner #1 USMNT GK hype train, but Tajon Buchanan, Zach Herivaux and Francois Dulysse are here to spoil the party temporarily.
A solid defensive stand by Trinidad and Tobago however was marred by a horrific injury to Mexico striker Chucky Lozano and a late stoppage for racial chanting.
It was always going to be Mexico’s group to win, and everyone else was playing for second. Curacao was always going to be a darkhorse favorite, but can someone else fill those shoes in Group A?
Matt Turner isn’t looking ahead when it comes to the opportunity he possesses at the Gold Cup.