Canada And Costa Rica Wins in Gold Cup at Red Bull Arena

By David Malandra Jr
Jul. 08, 2017

Harrison NJ: The big soccer event that the entire world will be watching is the 2017 Gold Cup which got started on Friday night from Red Bull Arena in Harrison NJ. The 2 games that took place at Red Bull Arena were Honduras vs Costa Rica & Canada vs French Guiana.

Lineup for Game 1:
https://twitter.com/FOXSoccer/status/883457599194124289

In the 1st Game: Canada would bring it to French Guiana as they would score the game’s first 2 goals by Dejan Jakovic & Scott Arfield. Canada would add to the lead in the 60th minute on goal by Alphonso Davies for 3-0 lead. French Guiana would get back in the game with 2 straight goals in the 69th & 70th Minutes by Roy Contout & Sloan Pivat. Canada would ice the game on Alphonso 2nd goal of game as Canada holds on for 4-2 win.

Lineup for Game 2:
https://twitter.com/FOXSoccer/status/883496448645398528

in the 2nd game, both Honduras & Costa Rica had some good scoring opportunities and both came close from scoring. The Scoring would open up in the 39th minute as Costa Rica would score on goal by Marco Urena. Honduras would try very hard to get the game tied and Costa Rica goalie was up for the test as Costa Rica would hold on for 1-0 win.

A crowd of 25,817 saw 2 good games to open the 2017 Gold Cup at Red Bull Arena as Canada & Costa Rica would pick up big 3 points in Group A standings.

Next up for Group A as Follows:

July 11 from BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas
Costa Rica vs Canada at 7:30 PM
French Guiana vs Honduras at 10PM

July 14 from Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas
Costa Rica vs French Guiana at 7:30 PM
Canada vs Honduras at 10PM