USMNT LEARNS GOLD CUP DRAW
BRIAN SCIARETTA - Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The US national team learned its draw on Wednesday for the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

The US national team was draw into a group that consists of Cuba, Belize, and Costa Rica.

The US team will open group play against Belize on Tuesday, July 9 at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Oregon. For the U.S team, it will be their first appearance in the city since a World Cup qualifier in 1997 against Costa Rica.

The second game for the US team will take place on Saturday, July 13 in Salt Lake City's Rio Tinto Stadium.

The US team will conclude group play on Tuesday, July 16 at Hartford's Rentschler Field against Costa Rica

Should the US team advance from group play, it will likely play a quarterfinal game in Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium and, if successful, travel to Dallas for the semifinals. The Gold Cup final will be held at Chicago's Soldier Field, the site of the 2007 finals where the U.S. defeated Mexico 2-1.