Gold Cup Quarterfinals Set; U.S. To Face Cuba

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Up next for the U.S. Men’s National Team is Cuba.

The quarterfinals of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup will kick-off Saturday, July 18, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The U.S./Cuba game is scheduled for 5 p.m. and will be aired on FOX and Univision.

The United States is 8-1-1 all-time against Cuba and is riding an eight-match winning streak against the Caribbean nation. Cuba and the U.S. have met four times in the Gold Cup, with the latter holding a 4-0-0 record.

The most recent meeting came in the 2013 Gold Cup with the U.S. winning 4-1 on a brace from Chris Wondolowski and goals from Joe Corona and Landon Donovan.

The two teams have met one other time in a Gold Cup quarterfinal. In 2003, the United States defeated Cubs 5-0. In that match, Donovan became one of four players in U.S. history to score four goals in one game.

The MNT has played one other game at M&T Bank Stadium, a Gold Cup quarterfinal in 2013. The U.S. defeated El Salvador 5-1 in front of 70,540 on the way to its fifth Gold Cup trophy.

Also on Saturday, Haiti will face Jamaica in another quarterfinal at M&T Bank Stadium with the match set for 8 p.m. Television coverage will be on FOX Sports 2 and Univision.

The other two quarterfinals will be played Sunday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Trinidad & Tobago will face Panama at 4:30 p.m. while Mexico and Costa Rica will face off at 7:30 p.m. Both matches will be aired on FOX Sports 1 and Univision.