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Gold Cup semifinals preview: Predictions, key players and what to watch for

We are down to the final four in the Gold Cup, with historic favorites Mexico and the United States in the mix alongside 2015 and 2017 finalists Jamaica and tournament revelation Haiti.

Here is the lowdown on each of the two semifinal clashes.

Haiti vs. Mexico

Where: State Farm Stadium in Phoenix, Arizona

When: 10 p.m. ET Tuesday

The story so far: For the first time in its history, Haiti has reached the semifinals of the Gold Cup, and it has done so in thrilling fashion. Head Coach Marc Collat's...

Gold Cup quarterfinals preview: Predictions, key players and what to watch for

We are down to the final eight teams in the Gold Cup. Central American stalwarts Honduras and El Salvador have gone home, while surprises abound like Curacao and Haiti, plus the top teams in the region like Mexico and the United States.

Here is the lowdown on each of the four quarterfinal clashes:


WHERE: NRG Stadium, Houston WHEN: Saturday 7:00 PM ET

THE STORY SO FAR: For the first time in its history, Haiti finished atop their Gold Cup group and head into the knockout round...

2019 Gold Cup ultimate preview: Can anyone topple Mexico or the U.S. this summer?

You have to go back to the 2000 Gold Cup to find a winner who isn't Mexico or the United States,  but 2019 sees both of those sides enter the tournament with more questions than answers, and they'll be hunted down by teams full of dynamic young talent threatening to upend the order in North and Central America.

The U.S. enter the tournament as defending champions, but all has not gone well for the Stars and Stripes since lifting their continental crown in 2017. After failing to qualify...

Leon Bailey's meteoric rise, from Kingston to Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen's Leon Bailey gives ESPN FC's Alexis Nunes a course in the art of dribbling and reveals his influences.

Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey has been one of the Bundesliga's breakout stars this season. The Jamaica-born midfielder's performances have been attracting a lot of attention from Europe's elite, while there could also be an international tug-of-war for his services in the future.

But why is he so highly-rated? Here are five things to know.

1. He arrived in Europe with nothing but a small bag

Kingston-born Bailey joined Craig Butler's Phoenix All-Star Academy at the age of six. Some eight years...

U.S. wins 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup via Jordan Morris' late goal vs. Jamaica

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The U.S. prevailed over Jamaica 2-1 to claim the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup on Wednesday night at Levi's Stadium.

U.S. forward Jozy Altidore opened the scoring just before halftime with a superbly taken free kick, only for Je-Vaughn Watson to equalize in the 50th minute, volleying home Kemar Lawrence's corner at the far post. But Jordan Morris fired home an 88th-minute winner to give the U.S. the victory.

Here are three thoughts on the U.S. win, their sixth Gold Cup title.

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 By Matt Pentz

Gold Cup final tale of the tape: United States to overcome Jamaica

It's not the matchup that many anticipated, but it'll decide the 2017 Gold Cup championship nonetheless. Jamaica's stunning takedown of Mexico on Sunday night in Pasadena, California, both avenged its loss in the 2015 final and set up a showdown with a United States team that will surely like its chances of walking away with the trophy.

Though some might be disappointed not to see yet another renewal of the El Tri-USMNT rivalry, it'll certainly be compelling watching Jamaica try to become the least...