CONCACAF Gold Cup schedule 2021: Complete dates, times, TV channels to watch every game in USA
The Gold Cup is the regional championship that crowns the best national team in North America, Central America and the Caribbean region (CONCACAF). The tournament is held every two years and Mexico is the defending champion.
The 2021 edition will be held in the USA with 16 participating countries, including special guest team and reigning Asian champion Qatar. The 16 teams were split into four groups; the top two finishers in each group will advance to the quarterfinals. The knockout matches will play out from there through the final on Aug. 1.
A preliminary round was held July 2-6, from which Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti and Guadeloupe advanced to the group stage. Curacao was forced to withdraw a day before the tournament after an outbreak of positive COVID-19 tests. Guatemala, the highest-ranked team from those eliminated in the preliminary round, took its place.
Fox will broadcast all 31 matches in English on Fox (one match), FS1 (24 matches) and FS2 (six matches). All the action will be available on the Fox Sports app for authenticated subscribers.
Univision will carry 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 will also be 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) .
The 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 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.
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