The 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup usa vs canada began on Saturday, July 10 as 16 nations battled to become the kings of the continent. With guest team Qatar also participating, it’s the United States and Mexico that enter as the favorites to win the title.
The CONCACAF Gold Cup – Concacaf’s biennial international championship – kicks off Saturday in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and will take place over three weeks in various U.S. cities leading up to the final on Aug. 1 at Allegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders.
Mexico is the reigning CONCACAF Gold Cup champs, having won the 2019 final against the U.S. at Soldier Field. El Tri – which plays its opening game against Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday night at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys – enters the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup as favorites ahead of the U.S. Men’s National Team.
The U.S. will open against Haiti at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas, on Sunday. USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter’s 23-player CONCACAF Gold Cup roster consists of 19 players from Major League Soccer teams.
Non-MLS players are defenders Reggie Cannon of Boavista (Portugal) and Shaq Moore of Tenerife (Spain), and forwards Nicholas Gioacchini of Caen (France) and Matthew Hoppe of Schalke (Germany). Also, four players on the roster will be looking for their first USMNT cap: defender Donovan Pines (DC United), midfielders Gianluca Busio (Sporting Kansas City), and Eryk Williamson (Portland Timbers), and Hoppe.
How to watch CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 matches in the USA
- TV channels: FOX, FS1, FS2
- Spanish-language TV: Univision, UniMas, TUDN, Galavision
- Streams: fuboTV (all 31 matches) | FOX Sports & TUDN apps for authenticated subscribers
FOX is broadcasting all 31 matches in English on FOX (one match), FS1 (24 matches), and FS2 (six matches). All the actions will be available on the FOX Sports app for authenticated subscribers.
Univision is carrying Spanish-language coverage of all 31 matches across its network of channels: Univision (16 matches), UniMas (10 matches), TUDN (27 matches), and Galavision (four matches). Matches are also available online via the TUDN app and TUDN.tv for authenticated TV subscribers.
You can stream all the English-language FOX coverage and the Spanish-language Univision linear channels via fuboTV (free 7-day trial).
CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021: Tournament format
The CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament unfolds in a similar fashion to other continental tournaments around the world, with a group stage followed by knockout rounds:
Group stage: The 16 national teams are split into four groups. Each team will play three matches as part of a round-robin competition. The top two finishers in each group will advance to the quarterfinals.
Knockout rounds: The eight teams that advance from the group stage are paired in predetermined quarterfinal matchups based on their finish in the group. A fixed bracket of single-elimination quarterfinal and semifinal matches will leave two teams standing for the final on Sunday, Aug. 1, in Las Vegas.
Why is Qatar in the CONCACAF Gold Cup?
Qatar – a member of the Asian Football Confederation and host nation of the 2022 World Cup – is a guest competitor in the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The reigning AFC Asian Cup champions also will compete in the 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Qatar is the second team from Asia to play in the CONCACAF Gold Cup after South Korea, which participated in 2000 and 2002 before co-hosting the World Cup with Japan.
What are the Concacaf host cities and stadiums?
- AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
- Q2 Stadium, Austin, Texas
- Cotton Bowl, Dallas
- Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
- State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
- BBVA Stadium, Houston
- NRG Stadium, Houston
- Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas
- Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas
- Exploria Stadium, Orlando
What are the CONCACAF Gold Cup odds?
According to BetMGM, Mexico (+100) is the favorite to win, followed by the U.S. (+140), Costa Rica (+1100), Canada (+1400), Honduras (+1400) and Jamaica (+1400). Grenada (+15000), Suriname (+15000) and Guadeloupe (+25000) are the long-shots.
What is the CONCACAF Gold Cup match schedule?
The CONCACAF Gold Cup will be broadcast on FOX Sports, FS1 and FS2, with games available to be streamed live on FOX Sports Live. Spanish-language broadcasts will be available on Univision and TUDN. Games also available on fuboTV.
Saturday, July 10
- Mexico vs. Trinidad and Tobago at AT&T Stadium, 10 p.m. ET (FS1)
Sunday, July 11
- Canada vs. Martinique at Children’s Mercy Park, 6:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
- United States vs. Haiti at Children’s Mercy Park, 8:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
- El Salvador vs. Guatemala at Toyota Stadium, 10:30 p.m. ET (FS2)
Monday, July 12
- Jamaica vs. Suriname at Exploria Stadium, 6:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
- Costa Rica vs. Guadeloupe at Exploria Stadium, 9 p.m. ET (FS1)
Tuesday, July 13
- Qatar vs. Panama at BBVA Stadium, 7 p.m. ET (FS1)
- Honduras vs. Grenada at BBVA Stadium, 9 p.m. ET (FS1)
Wednesday, July 14
- Trinidad and Tobago vs. El Salvador at Toyota Stadium, 7:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
- Guatemala vs. Mexico at Cotton Bowl, 9:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
Thursday, July 15
- Haiti vs. Canada at Children’s Mercy Park, 7:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
- Martinique vs. United States at Children’s Mercy Park, 9:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
Friday, July 16
- Guadeloupe vs. Jamaica at Exploria Stadium, 6:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
- Suriname vs. Costa Rica at Exploria Stadium, 8:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
Saturday, July 17
- Grenada vs. Qatar at BBVA Stadium, 7:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
- Panama vs. Honduras at BBVA Stadium, 9:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
Sunday, July 18
- Martinique vs. Haiti at Toyota Stadium, 5 p.m. ET (FS2)
- United States vs. Canada at Children’s Mercy Park, 5 p.m. ET (FOX)
- Guatemala vs. Trinidad and Tobago at Toyota Stadium, 10 p.m. ET (FS2)
- Mexico vs. El Salvador at Cotton Bowl, 10 p.m. ET (FS1)
Tuesday, July 20
- Costa Rica vs. Jamaica at Exploria Stadium, 7 p.m. ET (FS1)
- Suriname vs. Guadeloupe at BBVA Stadium, 7 p.m. ET (FS2)
- Honduras vs. Qatar at BBVA Stadium, 9 p.m. ET (FS1)
- Panama vs. Grenada at Exploria Stadium, 9 p.m. ET (FS2)
Saturday, July 24
- First place Group D vs. Runner-up Group A at State Farm Stadium, 7:30 p.m. ET (FS2)
- First place Group A vs. Runner-up Group D at State Farm Stadium, 10 p.m. ET (FS1)
- Sunday, July 25
- First place Group C vs. Runner-up Group B at AT&T Stadium, 7 p.m. ET (FS1)
- First place Group B vs. Runner-up Group C at AT&T Stadium, 9:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
Thursday, July 29
- First place Group D/Runner-up Group A winner vs. First place Group B/Runner-up Group C winner at Q2 Stadium, 7:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
- First place Group A/Runner-up Group D winner vs. First place Group C/Runner-up Group B winner at NRG Stadium, 10 p.m. ET (FS1)
Sunday, Aug. 1
- Semifinal winners at Allegiant Stadium, 8:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
Which countries have won the CONCACAF Gold Cup?
Mexico has the most CONCACAF Gold Cup championships with eight, followed by the United States’ six titles. Canada has one CONCACAF Gold Cup championship.
Previous CONCACAF Gold Cup finals:
- 2019: Mexico over the United States, 2-1
- 2017: the United States over Jamaica, 2-1
- 2015: Mexico over Jamaica, 3-1
- 2013: the United States over Panama, 1-0
- 2011: Mexico over the United States, 4-2
- 2009: Mexico over United States, 5-0
- 2007: United States over Mexico, 2-1
- 2005: United States over Panama, 0-0 (U.S. won penalty shootout, 3-1)
- 2003: Mexico over Brazil, 1-0 (Mexico won on a golden goal)
- 2002: United States over Costa Rica, 2-0
- 2000: Canada over Colombia, 2-0
- 1998: Mexico over United States, 1-0
- 1996: Mexico over Brazil, 2-0
- 1993: Mexico over United States, 4-0
- 1991: United States over Honduras, 0-0 (U.S. won penalty shootout, 4-3)
Mexico and the United States have won each of the past 10 CONCACAF Gold Cups, and they’ll renew their rivalry at the tournament once more with El Tri as the reigning champions and the Stars and Stripes as hosts. We’ve got another summer festival of football to look forward to, so read on to find out how to watch a CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 live stream from anywhere.