The 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup group stage schedule was announced today and will conclude in Kansas City on June 26 with a doubleheader at Children’s Mercy Park featuring a match-up between the reigning champion U.S. Men’s National Team versus 2018 FIFA World Cup participant Panama, as well as Gold Cup debutant Guyana against Caribbean rival Trinidad and Tobago.
2019 Concacaf Gold Cup – Group D Match Schedule
*All times local, subject to change
Tuesday, June 18 – Allianz Field, St. Paul, MN
6:30pm Panama vs. Trinidad and Tobago
9:00pm United States vs. Guyana
Saturday, June 22 – FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, OH
5:30pm Panama vs. Guyana
8:00pm United States vs. Trinidad and Tobago
Wednesday, June 26 – Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City, KS
5:30pm Trinidad and Tobago vs. Guyana
8:00pm United States vs. Panama
The 2019 Gold Cup will be the largest-ever edition of the event, with 16 participating nations (up from 12 in 2017) and 17 stadiums (up from 14 in 2017) in three host countries. The 15th edition of the competition will run from June 15 to July 7, with the final to be held at Soldier Field in Chicago.
Kansas City, a Candidate Host City for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, will host the Concacaf Gold Cup for a third time (2011, 2015, 2019) at world-class Children’s Mercy Park, which has hosted many of the sport’s most prestigious matches at the club, college and international levels. Other high-profile events held at Children’s Mercy Park include the 2013 MLS Cup, 2013 MLS All-Star Game, 2014 Concacaf Women’s Championship, 2015 NCAA College Cup, Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying (2012, 2015), Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup finals (2012, 2017) and 2018 Tournament of Nations.
Taking place every two years, the Concacaf Gold Cup is the official national team championship of the region, which includes North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Group D in the 2019 Gold Cup is arguably the most compelling of the competition and features three of the six teams from the final round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying, including the six-time Gold Cup champions United States Men’s National Team led by 20-year-old midfielder Christian Pulisic.
2019 Concacaf Gold Cup – Group D International Rankings
United States - #2 in Concacaf Ranking Index, #24 in FIFA Rankings
Panama - #5 in Concacaf Ranking Index, #74 in FIFA Rankings
Trinidad and Tobago - #11 in Concacaf Ranking Index, #93 in FIFA Rankings
Guyana - #22 in Concacaf Ranking Index, #175 in FIFA Rankings