This week begins Gold Cup 2021 and after the call of the United States, the Mexican team stands as the maximum candidate to win the title for the second consecutive time; However, history shows that during the journey there are usually complications for the favorite teams.
With Panama Y Costa Rica As rivals that are extremely difficult to overcome for Mexico in previous editions, as well as a United States team with little poster but a lot of quality, this tournament can bring more than one surprise during the tournament.
Despite the fact that these three teams usually fight to the last resort, below we introduce you to the true three surprises this Gold Cup can have and go very far in the competition.
Costa Rica’s itinerary for its participation in the 2021 Gold Cup
Dates, venues, times and rivals of the United States in the 2021 Gold Cup group stage
Next Saturday, July 10, the Gold Cup begins, where Cuba will be absent, who has been eliminated due to visa problems and Covid protocols.
After beating Nigeria in a friendly match, the Mexican team will be making their debut in the Gold Cup. Their rivals will be Curaçao, El Salvador and one more.
The Canadian national team Maintains real progress in making their style of play and they are aiming high in the next World Cup qualification, so they cannot be ruled out at all for this Gold Cup 2021.
They are sown in group B, along with United States, Suriname and the winner between Haiti Y Bermuda, so it has a good chance of being in the next phase with Alphonso davies as a great reference.
The low of Jonathan David, the recent Ligue 1 champion with Le Lille, will be crucial in the aspirations of this team, but the good performance in the pre-Olympic also leaves good feelings for the future.
Little is said about them, but the selection of Qatar, invited to this fair of Gold Cup 2021, It can greatly complicate any rival in the area, especially the middle class of the competition.
Led by the former Blaugrana Felix Sánchez Bas, the Qatari cadre was crowned in the last Asia Cup, passing Japan, the United Arab Emirates and South Korea in the final, semi-final and quarter-finals.
They also finished leaders in the first phase of the AFC World Cup qualification, in which they compete for a place in the next Asian Cup, since they have their ticket secured in the fair where they will be hosts.
Careful with Qatar, because in the group with Honduras, Panama and Granada, some of the favorites could be left out.
The selection of Jamaica It has already accumulated three consecutive editions reaching the semifinals of the tournament and of course it is beginning to be classified as one of the great complications for any team that faces.
With references in English football such as Michael Hector and Bobby Reid, in addition to the imbalance of Leon Bailey, Jamaicans have power with what to do damage and settle even in the final of the tournament.
Let no one be surprised if this team overthrows a great on the road after passing the group stage, which it shares with Costa Rica, Suriname and Guatemala / Guadalupe.
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