Team USA wraps up its group stage tonight against Panama in Kansas City. The game is a formality for USA, as two wins in their previous matches have secured their place in the Gold Cup Quarterfinals. This has raised questions for USA and Jurgen Klinsmann, who has shaken up the lineup between his first two matches. Will Klinsmann rest some of his stars and experiment with the back line some more? Or will he keep his starters in rhythm, starters like Clint Dempsey, who has scored every goal for the team this tournament?
Although USA has sputtered at times through two matches, they have come away victorious both times. They have automatically won Group A, and will proceed to the knockout stage regardless of tonight’s outcome. That doesn’t make tonight’s match meaningless, however. Panama must come away with a win to advance to the next round after several disappointing outings. Panama has had some success with an aggressive style, but that style has cost them points in the Group standings. After controlling Haiti for over 80 minutes, a late counterattack forced a 1-1 draw.
Panama was the surprise of the 2013 Gold Cup, knocking off Mexico in the semifinal only to fall to USA 0-1 at the final in Chicago. Will Panama start a new rivalry, or will Klinsmann and Co. be content to survive and advance?
Kickoff is scheduled for 9:30 EST, with Fox Sports One starting their pre-game coverage at 9.
Here’s how to watch online and on mobile:
How to Watch USA-Panama Online
If you have access to a cable subscription, you can watch the game online for free through Fox Sports GO. You’ll need the log-in and password for a cable subscription — either yours or someone else’s — to access the stream. Frequently asked questions about Fox Sports GO can be found here.
How to Watch USA-Panama on Mobile
Mobile users can watch the game on the Fox Sports GO app, which is free to download for your Apple device, your Android or Google device, your Amazon device, and your Windows device. As is the case with the desktop live stream, you’ll need a cable log-in and password to access the stream on the app.
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