Gold Cup 2011 Coverage Starts Right Here on This Blog
The CONCACAF Gold Cup has officially begun at Soldier Field in Chicago.
Mexico has opened the first day of the Group Stage round with a dominating 5-0 win against El Salvador. Attacker Javier Hernandez completed a pure hat trick with three straight goals against El Salvador on Sunday night, starting off what will surely be a very tightly-contested tournament
There's plenty of excitement still in store for the rest of June with plenty of matches to look forward to.
As for the U.S. team they're coming off a disappointing friendly performance against Spain, losing 4-0 to the world champions.
But star midfielder Landon Donovan is expected to make a return from an illness that kept him out of the big USA vs Spain match at Foxborough, Massachusetts. This should make them a much more formidable group against Canada on June 7.
We'll be updating this blog with more news and results as the road to the Gold Cup trophy gets underway.