Goals and Highlights: USA 1-0 Curaçao in Gold Cup 2019
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Goals and Highlights: USA 1-0 Curaçao in Gold Cup 2019


Alan Núñez
USMNTSteffen, Lima, Bradley, Zimmerman, Arriola, Zardes, Mckennie, Pulisic, Ream, Boyd and Long. 21'- Mckennie
CuracaoRoom, Martina, Lachman, Bacuna, Nepomuceno, Garri, Goore, Martina, Hooi, Arias and Statie.
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United States will be facing Jamaica in the semifinals next Wednesday.
Min: 90+4: USA WINS!
United States holds on to a 1-0 win over Curacao and qualifies to the Gold Cup semifinals.
Min. 83: Amazing save by Steffen from a long shot by Bacuna. Curacao starts to pressure with less than 10 minutes for the game to end.
Min. 80: Zardes had a clear chance but wasn't able to score the dagger
Min. 80: Last 10 minutes of the last quarter final matchup. USA Leads Curacao 1-0 and all indicates that the home team will go through.
Min. 73: Goore leaves the pitch and Kesel comes in.
Min. 70: Yellow card for Hooi from Curacao.
Min. 67: Curacao makes a move. Carolina comes in for Staite.
Nepomuceno shines for the away team
Clearest chance from Curacao in this second half.
Min. 62: Morris comes in for Boyd.
Min. 61: Left footed kick from Nepomuceno that Steffan controls with ease.
Min. 60: The energy from both teams comes down. Went from a really entertaining match to nothing in just a couple of minutes. 
Min. 56: Pulisic almost makes the second.
Best pictures from the first half in Philadelphia.
Min. 53: Curacao keeps creating chances but their final touch is always weak.
Min. 45: Second half is underway!
USA leads Curacao 1-0 with 45 minutes remaining.
Min. 45+1: Halftime
USA is up 1-0 with a header from Mckennie. Curacao has had their chances but haven't been able to take advantage of them. 
Min. 41: Lachman headers a good ball from Nepomuceno but his ball ends up far from the goal.
Pulisic and Mckennie hit the 'Woah'
Both youngsters' celebration after the goal.

Min. 35: Bradley almost scores the second for the US with his left foot.
Min. 31: Nepomuceno almost scores a banger. His shot gets a deflection but Curacao is starting to make moves. 
Pulisic puts a joke of a ball inside the box and Mckennie's header makes the 1-0 in the scoreboard for the United States.
Min. 22: The clearest chance for Curacao so far. 
Min. 21: Slowly but surely Curacao starts creating chances.
Min. 19: Zimmerman puts a good ball inside for Arriola but the defender's speed wasn't enough to get a touch on it.
Min. 17: Boyd makes a good run but his touch ends up being too long.
Tough one for the 'Wonder Boy'
Min. 12: Long distance shot from Curacao that ends up in no problem for Steffen.
Min. 12: Nepomuceno creates the first chance for Curacao but his cross ends up being too weak.
Min. 9: Terrible ball by Pulisic in a good chance for the US.
Min. 4: Close Pulisic from scoring but Room makes a good safe.
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Mexico will be facing Haiti in the semifinals. The bottom half already has one semifinalist, Jamaica, and the 'Reggae Boyz' are waiting for the winner between the US and Curacao.
Min. 1: The match begins!
The last QF matchup in the Gold Cup is underway
The whole stadium sings together the US anthem. Goosebumps!
Curacao national anthem will be played first
Atmosphere is looking a bit mad ahead of tonight's game
American Outlaws in the house.
Both teams jump into the pitch.
Less than 20 minutes away from the start of the match. Send us a tweet to @VAVEL telling us who you think will win tonight.
The US is a clear favorite to advance into the semifinals

Jamaica awaits for today's winner
Jamaica is headed to their 3RD-STRAIGHT SEMIFINALS! They defeat Panama 1-0 and will play the winner of this USA vs Curaçao game.
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Cuco Martina from Everton will be the captain today for the away team
The defender and his squad will try to pull the upset in 'Philly'.
Curacao XI
Room, Martina, Lachman, Bacuna, Nepomuceno, Garri, Goore, Martina, Hooi, Arias and Statie.

Pulisic will be the captain today for the home team
The new Captain America will guide the US in their QF match against Curacao.
United States reveals their starting eleven at Philadelphia. Don't sleep on Long and Zardes.
Coming up: Starting Lineups!
In the meantime, Jamaica and Panama are disputing their QF match in the Lincoln Financial Field. As soon as that match ends, USA and Curacao will jump into the pitch to start their respective pregame warmups.
The Curacao squad struggled but were able to qualify with 4 points. Only behind Jamaica. 
USA finished with 9 points in Group D defeating Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago and Panama in consecutive matches.
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USA Head Coach Gregg Berhalter speaks
"We think it's very important for us to build the team culture and build togetherness. We know that because we don't have a lot time together, we have to take advantage of the time we do have. We know that as we build this cohesion, we're going to be stronger on the field," said to ESPN FC.
United States has shown a very high level so far in the Gold Cup. In the group stage they scored 12 goals and conceded just one. USMNT’s +11 goal difference is the team’s best in Gold Cup group stage history.

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Curacao, along with Haiti, have been the revelation of the tournament. The Caribbean nation had a resounding 1-0 win over Honduras.
The central referee for this match will be Mexican Adonai Escobedo Gonzalez.
How to watch USA vs Curaçao live TV and Stream
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The USA vs Curaçao game will be played at the Lincoln Financial Field, in Philadelphia, United States. The start of play is scheduled at 8pm ET.
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