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Group C of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup was one of three groups competing of nations at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The group's matches were played in July. All six group matches were played at venues in the United States. Matches were played at Chicago's Soldier Field on July 9, Glendale's University of Phoenix Stadium on July 12 and Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium on July 15.[1]

TeamsEdit

Draw position Team Zone Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA Rankings
November 2014[nb 1] Start of event
C1   Mexico NAFU * Automatic N/A 13th 2013 Winners (1993, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2009, 2011) 20 23
C2   Guatemala UNCAF 2014 Copa Centroamericana 2nd place 10 September 2014 10th 2011 Fourth place (1996) 73 93
C3   Trinidad and Tobago CFU 2014 Caribbean Cup 2nd place 13 November 2014 9th 2013 Semi-finals (2000) 54 67
C4   Cuba CFU 2014 Caribbean Cup 4th place 13 November 2014 8th 2013 Quarter-finals (2003, 2013) 79 107
Notes
  1. ^ The rankings of November 2014 were used for seeding for the draw.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Trinidad and Tobago 3 2 1 0 9 5 +4 7 Advance to knockout stage
2   Mexico 3 1 2 0 10 4 +6 5
3   Cuba 3 1 0 2 1 8 −7 3
4   Guatemala 3 0 1 2 1 4 −3 1
Source: CONCACAF

In the quarter-finals:

  • Trinidad and Tobago advanced to play Panama (third-placed team of either Group A).
  • Mexico advanced to play Costa Rica (runner-up of Group B).
  • Cuba (as one of the two best third-placed teams) advanced to play United States (winner of Group A).

MatchesEdit

All times EDT (UTC−4). If the venue is located in a different time zone, the local time is given in parentheses.[2]

Trinidad and Tobago vs GuatemalaEdit

Trinidad and Tobago  3–1  Guatemala
Bateau   10'
Cato   13'
J. Jones   25'
Report Ruiz   61'
Attendance: 54,126
Referee: Jhon Pitti (Panama)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trinidad and Tobago
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guatemala
GK 21 Jan-Michael Williams
RB 5 Daneil Cyrus   35'
CB 6 Radanfah Abu Bakr   51'
CB 4 Sheldon Bateau
LB 3 Joevin Jones   80'
RM 2 Aubrey David
CM 8 Khaleem Hyland   67'   77'
CM 13 Cordell Cato
LM 19 Kevan George
CF 11 Ataullah Guerra   63'
CF 9 Kenwyne Jones (c)
Substitutions:
FW 10 Willis Plaza   63'
MF 14 Andre Boucaud   80'   77'
MF 23 Lester Peltier   80'
Manager:
Stephen Hart
 
GK 21 Ricardo Jérez
CB 4 Wilson Lalín   74'
CB 3 Elías Vásquez
CB 5 Moisés Hernández
RWB 14 Kendel Herrarte   70'
CM 23 Jorge Aparicio
CM 8 Jean Márquez   46'
LWB 18 Stefano Cincotta   46'
AM 20 Carlos Ruiz (c)   73'
CF 10 José Manuel Contreras
CF 16 Marco Pappa
Substitutions:
MF 6 Carlos Mejía   46'
FW 22 Minor López   46'
FW 9 Édgar Chinchilla   70'
Manager:
  Iván Sopegno

Assistant referees:
Eric Boria (United States)
Philippe Brière (Canada)
Fourth official:
Mark Geiger (United States)[3]

Mexico vs CubaEdit

Mexico  6–0  Cuba
Peralta   17'37'62'
Vela   22'
Guardado   44'
G. dos Santos   75'
Report
Attendance: 54,126
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico
 
 
 
 
 
Cuba
GK 13 Guillermo Ochoa
RB 22 Paul Aguilar
CB 2 Francisco Rodríguez
CB 5 Diego Reyes
LB 7 Miguel Layún
CM 16 Antonio Ríos
CM 8 Jonathan dos Santos    56'
RW 6 Héctor Herrera
LW 18 Andrés Guardado (c)   71'
CF 11 Carlos Vela   71'
CF 19 Oribe Peralta
Substitutions:
FW 10 Giovani dos Santos   56'
MF 9 Jesús Manuel Corona   71'
MF 21 Carlos Esquivel   71'
Manager:
Miguel Herrera
 
GK 21 Diosvelis Guerra
CB 3 Yénier Márquez (c)
CB 13 Jorge Luis Corrales   79'
RWB 6 Yaisnier Napoles
CM 23 Felix Guerra   66'
CM 10 Ariel Martínez
LWB 8 Alberto Gómez
RW 5 Jorge Luís Clavelo
AM 19 Yasmany López
LW 16 Hánier Dranguet
CF 20 Armando Coroneaux    54'
Substitutions:[mexcub 1]
MF 7 Darío Suárez   54'
DF 4 Ángel Horta   66'
MF 17 Libán Pérez   79'
Manager:
Walter Benítez[mexcub 2]

Assistant referees:
Octavio Jara (Costa Rica)
Juan Zumba (El Salvador)
Fourth official:
Armando Castro (Honduras)[4]

Notes
  1. ^ Cuba were only able to name five of a possible twelve substitutes on the bench. Six players named in the Cuba squad were not present in the country due to US visa problems: Adrián Diz, Arichel Hernandez, Daniel Luis, Andy Vaquero, Maikel Reyes and Sandy Sánchez. Forward Keiler García had defected to the United States whilst in Chicago prior to the match.
  2. ^ Head coach Raúl González was not present in the United States due to a visa problem. Assistant coach Walter Benítez took control of the national team for the game.

Trinidad and Tobago vs CubaEdit

Trinidad and Tobago  2–0  Cuba
Bateau   17'
Boucaud   42'
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trinidad and Tobago
 
 
 
 
 
Cuba
GK 21 Jan-Michael Williams   45'
RB 6 Radanfah Abu Bakr
CB 2 Aubrey David
CB 4 Sheldon Bateau
LB 17 Mekeil Williams
CM 23 Lester Peltier   80'
CM 19 Kevan George
RW 14 Andre Boucaud   28'
LW 3 Joevin Jones
CF 11 Ataullah Guerra   67'
CF 9 Kenwyne Jones (c)   51'
Substitutions:
GK 1 Marvin Phillip   45'
MF 20 Keron Cummings   67'
MF 13 Cordell Cato   80'
Manager:
Stephen Hart
 
GK 21 Diosvelis Guerra
RB 6 Yaisnier Napoles
CB 2 Andy Vaquero
CB 5 Jorge Luís Clavelo
LB 15 Adrián Diz   15'
DM 8 Alberto Gómez   68'
RM 18 Daniel Luis   79'
LM 22 Alain Cervantes   61'
AM 3 Yénier Márquez (c)
CF 10 Ariel Martínez   65'
CF 9 Maikel Reyes
Substitutions:
MF 7 Darío Suárez   61'
MF 17 Libán Pérez   68'
DF 16 Hánier Dranguet   79'
Manager:
Raúl González

Assistant referees:
Philippe Brière (Canada)
Daniel Belleau (Canada)
Fourth official:
Elmer Bonilla (El Salvador)[5]

Guatemala vs MexicoEdit

Guatemala  0–0  Mexico
Report
Attendance: 62,910
Referee: Armando Castro (Honduras)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guatemala
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico
GK 12 Paulo César Motta
RB 15 Dennis López
CB 4 Wilson Lalín
CB 3 Elías Vásquez
LB 2 Rubén Morales   11'
DM 5 Moisés Hernández   77'   82'
DM 17 Brandon de León
AM 23 Jorge Aparicio   37'
AM 10 José Manuel Contreras    73'   76'
CF 20 Carlos Ruiz (c)   77'
CF 22 Minor López   87'
Substitutions:
MF 16 Marco Pappa   77'
DF 18 Stefano Cincotta   82'
FW 9 Édgar Chinchilla   87'
Manager:
  Iván Sopegno
 
GK 13 Guillermo Ochoa
RB 22 Paul Aguilar   45'   82'
CB 2 Francisco Rodríguez
CB 5 Diego Reyes
LB 7 Miguel Layún   50'
DM 23 José Vázquez   66'
RM 6 Héctor Herrera
LM 18 Andrés Guardado (c)
AM 8 Jonathan dos Santos   86'
CF 19 Oribe Peralta
CF 11 Carlos Vela
Substitutions:
MF 21 Carlos Esquivel   66'
FW 10 Giovani dos Santos   82'
FW 14 Javier Orozco   86'
Manager:
Miguel Herrera

Assistant referees:
Octavio Jara (Costa Rica)
Juan Zumba (El Salvador)
Fourth official:
Wálter Quesada (Costa Rica)[6]

Cuba vs GuatemalaEdit

Cuba  1–0  Guatemala
Reyes   72' Report
Attendance: 55,823
Referee: Elmer Bonilla (El Salvador)
 
 
 
 
 
Cuba
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guatemala
GK 21 Diosvelis Guerra
CB 15 Adrián Diz
CB 13 Jorge Luis Corrales    17'   60'
CB 3 Yénier Márquez (c)
RWB 2 Andy Vaquero
LWB 6 Yaisnier Napoles   14'
RM 18 Daniel Luis   67'
CM 5 Jorge Luís Clavelo
LM 8 Alberto Gómez   85'   85'
CF 10 Ariel Martínez
CF 9 Maikel Reyes   74'
Substitutions:
MF 22 Alain Cervantes   60'
DF 16 Hánier Dranguet   67'
MF 17 Libán Pérez   85'
Manager:
Raúl González
 
GK 12 Paulo César Motta
RB 15 Dennis López
CB 4 Wilson Lalín   46'
CB 3 Elías Vásquez   45'
LB 2 Rubén Morales   62'
CM 6 Carlos Mejía
CM 23 Jorge Aparicio
RW 17 Brandon de León   60'
LW 16 Marco Pappa
CF 22 Minor López   68'
CF 20 Carlos Ruiz (c)
Substitutions:
MF 19 Carlos Figueroa   46'
DF 18 Stefano Cincotta   60'
FW 9 Édgar Chinchilla   68'
Manager:
  Iván Sopegno

Assistant referees:
Daniel Belleau (Canada)
Philippe Brière (Canada)
Fourth official:
David Gantar (Canada)[7]

Mexico vs Trinidad and TobagoEdit

Mexico  4–4  Trinidad and Tobago
Aguilar   32'
Vela   51'
Guardado   88'
K. Jones   90' (o.g.)
Report Cummings   55'67'
K. Jones   58'
Marshall   90+3'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trinidad and Tobago
GK 13 Guillermo Ochoa
CB 5 Diego Reyes
CB 2 Francisco Rodríguez
CB 3 Yasser Corona   78'
RWB 22 Paul Aguilar
LWB 7 Miguel Layún
RM 6 Héctor Herrera   66'
CM 8 Jonathan dos Santos   66'
LM 18 Andrés Guardado (c)
CF 10 Giovani dos Santos   46'
CF 11 Carlos Vela
Substitutions:
FW 19 Oribe Peralta   46'
MF 9 Jesús Manuel Corona   66'
MF 21 Carlos Esquivel   78'
Manager:
Miguel Herrera
 
GK 1 Marvin Phillip
RB 2 Aubrey David
CB 4 Sheldon Bateau
CB 18 Yohance Marshall
LB 17 Mekeil Williams   76'
RM 3 Joevin Jones
CM 13 Cordell Cato
LM 19 Kevan George
RF 8 Khaleem Hyland   78'
CF 20 Keron Cummings   60'   89'
LF 9 Kenwyne Jones (c)
Substitutions:
MF 15 Dwane James   78'
FW 10 Willis Plaza   89'
Manager:
Stephen Hart

Assistant referees:
Eric Boria (United States)
Peter Manikowski (United States)
Fourth official:
Jhon Pitti (Panama)[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CONCACAF Announces 2015 Gold Cup Host Cities, Venues, Group Seeds and Group Stage Dates". CONCACAF.com. 16 December 2014. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  2. ^ "CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015 Schedule".
  3. ^ "Gold Cup Game Notes: Trinidad and Tobago vs. Guatemala". CONCACAF.com. 9 July 2015. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Gold Cup Game Notes: Mexico vs. Cuba". CONCACAF.com. 9 July 2015. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Gold Cup Game Notes: Trinidad & Tobago vs. Cuba". CONCACAF.com. 12 July 2015. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Gold Cup Game Notes: Guatemala vs. Mexico". CONCACAF.com. 12 July 2015. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  7. ^ "Gold Cup Game Notes: Cuba vs. Guatemala". CONCACAF.com. 15 July 2015. Archived from the original on 16 July 2015. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Gold Cup Game Notes: Mexico vs. Trinidad and Tobago". CONCACAF.com. 15 July 2015. Archived from the original on 16 July 2015. Retrieved 16 July 2015.

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