By: Kiersten Ehr
BALTIMORE– The U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team had a brilliant blowout win in the Quarterfinal match-up against Cuba at M&T Stadium on July 18 winning 6-0. USMNT will make their way to the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals Wednesday, July 22 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, against Jamaica.
The MNT improved it’s Gold Cup Quarterfinal record to 8-0-1. The six-goal win was the largest margin of victory for the USA in the history of the tournament.
Link: YouTube video with highlights from July 18th, 2015
Player of the game: Clint Dempsey (Forward)
Dempsey, 32, achieved a hat trick (3 goals). Dempsey’s hat trick was the fourth in MNT Gold Cup history). Clint Dempsey scored his fourth, fifth and sixth goals in this Gold Cup Tournament. Dempsey is the current golden boot leader (top goal scorer). He now has 47 goals in his MNT career, including 11 in the Gold Cup, which ranks second on the all-time list.
Scoring drives of the game:
USA – Clint Dempsey (Timmy Chandler) 4th minute
USA – Gyasi Zardes (Fabian Johnson) 15
USA – Aron Johannsson (Michael Bradley) 32
USA – Omar Gonzalez (Aron Johannsson) 45
USA – Clint Dempsey (penalty kick) 64
USA – Clint Dempsey (Michael Bradley) 78
Watch USA vs Jamaica for the Semifinals on Wednesday, July 22.
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