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USA, Canada advance to Gold Cup semi-finals
Olympics 2020

USA, Canada advance to Gold Cup semi-finals

Matthew Hoppe scored the go-ahead goal on a header after taking a cross from Cristian Roldan in the 83rd minute for the US The United States earned the final spot in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals on Sunday with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Jamaica at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. Matthew Hoppe scored the go-ahead goal on a header after taking a cross from Cristian Roldan in the 83rd minute for the US. The US will next face reigning Asian champions Qatar in the semis on Thursday. In the earlier game in Texas, short-handed Canada also punched their ticket to the semis after a dominating 2-0 victory over Costa Rica. The Americans won Group B over runner-up Canada despite some inconsistent play, winning all three games. Jamaica finished second in Group C with a 2-0-1...