With the task of qualifying for the knockout stage complete, the U.S. Men’s National Team now looks to lock up the top spot in Group C when they face Costa Rica in the final match of the group phase. Kickoff at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., is set for 7 p.m. CT, and the match will be broadcast live on FOX Soccer and UniMas.
Costa Rica sits in second place, also with two wins but a lower goal differential. The United States needs only a draw to secure a first-place finish in the group, which would mean a match against the third-place team from either Group A or Group B in the quarterfinal. The second place team from Group C will meet the second place finisher from Group B.
The U.S. and Costa Rica are all square in the all-time series with a 12-12-6 overall in international play. Continue reading “US Men Face Costa Rica in Gold Cup Tuesday”