The U.S. men’s national team takes on Nicaragua in the Group B matchup at the Gold Cup 2017 on Saturday night. The game kicks off at 7:00 PM EST in FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. FXX, UDN, Univision will be providing the TV coverage while the game can also be watched online live on FuboTV.
Leading the group, the US teams would look forward to close-out the group play with a win. On the other hand, Nicaragua placed at the last place in the group will hope to advance as one of the two best third-placed teams with a victory. Fireworks are expected from both sides as this will be their first ever encounter.
Date and Time: July 13th, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: FirstEnergy Stadium
TV: FXX, UDN, Univision (US)
Online Stream: FuboTV (US) – (Subscription required, click here to start your free 7-day-trial and watch this event live, you can cancel at any time.)
Team form: In last five matches played in all competitions, Nicaragua has suffered four losses and drawn one.
Nicaragua is coming off a 2-1 loss to Panama on Wednesday, striker Carlos Chavarria scored the team’s first Gold Cup goal. The Nicaraguans really need to strengthen their defensive play. They have shown their wire-to-wire attacking capabilities, they attempted 11 shots, of which four were on target against the Panama. Much will be expected from Chavarria once again.
Team form: In last five matches played in all competitions, they have captured three victories and settled in two.
The US team overcame a grueling resistance in the 3-2 win over Martinique on Wednesday. With one foot already in the quarterfinals, head coach Bruce Arena may sideline some players.
Jordan Morris, who seized his the first brace of his international career in Wednesday’s win may be in line for a start along with Juan Agudelo and Gyasi Zardes.