USA tops Group A after unconvincing win against Haiti

USA tops Group A after unconvincing win against Haiti

Despite seven changes to the starting lineup from Klinsmann, the hosts produced another lackluster performance just squeaking through this game with a narrow 1-0 victory courtesy of another Dempsey goal in the 47th minute. That said, thee USA will go through to the knockout rounds at the top of Group A after Panama were held to another draw against Honduras. If they are to have a chance of winning the tournament and directly qualifying for…

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Mexico crush Cuba in Gold Cup opener

Mexico crush Cuba in Gold Cup opener

Mexico got their Gold Cup campaign off to a great start last night with a 6-0 win over Cuba, with Oribe Peralta scoring a hat-trick ending a seven-game winless streak for El Tri. Mexico’s first chance came in just the second minute when fullback Miguel Layun, who dominated the game on the left wing, had a good chance but he wasted it with a shot straight at Cuba’s goalkeeper Disovelis Guerra. El Tri were on…

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Dempsey helps USA to opening win

Dempsey helps USA to opening win

Clint Dempsey was on target twice last night as the USA defeated Honduras in their opening game of the 2015 Gold Cup – something of a redemption for the Sounders’ midfielder who lost the captaincy to Michael Bradley as a result of his epic actions towards the referee in the Open Cup loss to the Timbers. Facing the US it was expected that Honduras might have played a very defensive game, packing the midfield and…

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Play our Gold Cup Prediction Game

Play our Gold Cup Prediction Game

Play our Gold Cup Prediction game for the chance to win Open Bar prizes for yourself and a friend at Nevada Smiths. All you have to do is try to correctly predict the scores of each game (you have up to 15 minutes before a game kicks off to make your prediction) and you’ll win points for predicting the winner of the match or correctly predicting a draw. If you also predict the exact number…

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