USA Battles Panama on Saturday, July 8, on FOX
LOS ANGELES, CA – FOX Sports’ summer of soccer continues with the 12-team CONCACAF Gold Cup, crowning the regional champion of North America, Central America and the Caribbean, beginning Friday, July 7, across the FOX Sports family of networks.
FOX Sports offers 62 hours of CONCACAF Gold Cup coverage, including live game action and pregame studio coverage from July 7 to July 26 across its portfolio of networks. FS1 is scheduled to carry 18 matches, with five on FS2 and one each on the FOX broadcast network and FXX.
The biennial tournament is comprised of 12 nations (Group A: Honduras, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Canada; Group B: USA, Panama, Martinique, Nicaragua; Group C: Mexico, El Salvador, Curaçao, Jamaica) vying for a potential berth to the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup.
The U.S. MNT kicks off its CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign against Panama on Saturday, July 8, on the FOX broadcast network at 4:30 PM ET. On Sunday, July 9, reigning champion Mexico squares off against El Salvador at 9:30 PM ET on FS1. French Guiana opens the tournament against Canada on Friday, July 7, at 7:00 PM ET on FS2. Quarterfinal coverage airs Wednesday, July 19 (FS1, 6:00 PM ET and 9:00 PM ET) and Thursday, July 20 (FS1, 6:30 PM ET and 9:30 PM ET), with the semifinals on Saturday, July 22, at 10:00 PM ET and Sunday, July 23, at 9:00 PM ET, on FS1. The championship match is scheduled for Wednesday, July 26, at 9:00 PM ET on FS1. The full schedule can be found here.
Teaming with LiveLike and presenting sponsor Buffalo Wild Wings, FOX Sports produces three live CONCACAF Gold Cup matches in virtual reality beginning with the USA-Panama match on Saturday, July 8, followed by a yet-to-be-determined match either July 22 or 23, and concluding with the Gold Cup championship. And for the first time ever, viewers can watch the matches and converse with up to three Facebook friends inside the virtual suite. For more information, visit FOX Sports Press Pass.
All matches can be live streamed via FOX Sports GO and FOX Soccer 2Go. FOX Sports GO is available on FOXSportsGO.com or on the FOX Sports GO app, which can be downloaded from iTunes, Google Play, Amazon App Store and Windows Store. Streaming is also now available on several connected devices, including Apple TV, Android TV, FireTV, Roku, Chromecast and Xbox One.