Chicago to host Gold Cup final
CHICAGO -- The final of this year's CONCACAF Gold Cup will be played at Chicago's Soldier Field on July 28.
Solider Field also hosted the 2007 final of soccer's regional championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean.
CONCACAF announced the tournament schedule Wednesday, with quarterfinals at Atlanta's Georgia Dome on July 20 and Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium the following day, and semifinals at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on July 24.
The United States is in Group C in the first round and will play Belize at Portland, Ore. (July 9), Cuba at Salt Lake City (July 13) and Costa Rica at East Hartford, Conn. (July 16).
Mexico is in Group A and plays Panama at Pasadena, Calif. (July 7), Canada at Seattle (July 11) and Martinique at Denver (July 14).