It's USA vs. Mexico once again: The final is set in the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup, 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 is being held in the USA and started with 16 participating countries, including special guest team and reigning Asian champion Qatar which advanced all the way to the semis. The 16 teams were split into four groups and only the top two finishers in each group advanced to the quarterfinals. The final will be held on Aug. 1 in Las Vegas.
How to watch Gold Cup 2021 matches in USA
- TV channels: FOX, FS1, FS2
- Spanish-language TV: Univision, UniMas, TUDN, Galavision
- Streams: fuboTV (all 31 matches) | FOX Sports & TUDN apps for authenticated subscribers
FOX is broadcasting 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 is carrying 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 are also 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) .
Gold Cup schedule 2021
Thursday, July 29 (Semifinals)
Sunday, Aug. 1 (Final)
|Match||Time (ET)||TV channels||Stream|
|USA vs. Mexico||8:30 p.m.||FS1, Univision, TUDN||fuboTV|
Gold Cup 2021: Tournament format
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 were split into four groups. Each team played three matches as part of a round-robin competition. The top two finishers in each group advanced to the quarterfinals.
Knockout rounds: The eight teams that advanced from the group stage were 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.