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Mexico – Panama headlines This Weekend’s Soccer on TV


The 2023 Concacaf Gold Cup comes to a conclusion on Sunday when Mexico and Panama go head-to-head to lift the tournament trophy.

Panama defeated the defending Gold Cup Champions in dramatic fashion on Wednesday, topping the USMNT 5-4 in a penalty shootout. Thomas Christiansen’s squad took the lead in the 99th minute, but the USMNT answered back with a Jesus Ferreira goal just six minutes later.

Orlando Mosquera’s key penalty stop on Cristian Roldan helped ice the victory ahead of Adalberto Carrasquilla’s clinching finish.

The Panamanians face a stern test though with Mexico opposing them in Sunday’s Final from Las Vegas. El Tri will look to amend their 2021 heartbreak and lift the Gold Cup for the ninth time in history.

A confident 3-0 semifinal victory over Jamaica on Wednesday should have El Tri feeling fresh and ready to go.

Major League Soccer continues with a trio of matches making SBI’s top 5 this week. In the Eastern Conference, first meets third when FC Cincinnati hosts Nashville SC at TQL Stadium.

Pat Noonan’s squad claimed three points Wednesday in a comeback 2-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls while Nashville SC fell 2-0 at home to the Philadelphia Union. Nashville SC seeks revenge after losing at home to FCC earlier this season.

Action continues in the East when the Philadelphia Union take on I-95 rivals New York City FC. The Union swept NYCFC last season, winning all three matchups including a 3-1 Eastern Conference Final result at Subaru Park.

Julian Carranza leads his side with 10 goals while Daniel Gazdag has registered nine assists and seven goals thus far. Despite NYCFC’s recent struggles in league play, Saturday’s match presents Nick Cushing’s squad with a major opportunity to get back on track against a top opponent.

Atlanta United and Orlando City SC cap the weekend off with a top-table battle. The Five Stripes are only one point ahead of the Lions coming into their head-to-head clash and will look to widen the gap between the two. The two sides split points in a 1-1 draw at Exploria Stadium earlier this year.

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Here is a look at This Week’s Top 5 Matches to Watch, as well as a full rundown of This Week’s Soccer on TV and Online:

This Week’s Top 5 Matches to Watch

1. Mexico vs. Panama

7/16 – 8 pm – Fox Sports Network , TUDN USA, fuboTV

The 2023 Gold Cup comes to a conclusion on Sunday with Mexico seeking its ninth triumph in the competition and Panama hoping to lift its first title.

2. FC Cincinnati vs. Nashville SC

7/15 – 7:30 pm – MLS Season Pass on Apple TV

First meets third in the East when Nashville SC visits TQL Stadium to take on FC Cincinnati.

3. Atlanta United FC vs. Orlando City SC

7/15 – 7:30 pm – MLS Season Pass on Apple TV

After falling 4-0 last weekend, Orlando City FC travels to Mercedes-Benz Stadium to take on Atlanta United, sitting just one point behind them in the standings.

4. Philadelphia Union vs. New York City FC

7/15 – 7:30 pm – MLS Season Pass on Apple TV

The Philadelphia Union host East Coast rivals NYCFC in a rematch of last year’s conference finals.

5. Birmingham Legion FC vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies

7/15 – 7:30 pm – ESPN+, ESPN App

USL action also takes centerstage as second place Tampa Bay Rowdies travel to Protective Stadium to take on sixth place Birmingham Legion FC.

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  1. A lot of the club friendlies are available online for free. You just have to check the clubs website or Twitter.
    Good morning for Americans Abroad
    P.Aaronson 4g (Braunfuls are 6th division and made St Kitts look organized)
    BAaronson 1g
    Johan Gomez 1g
    Pepi 1g
    Chandler 1g 1a
    M. Zambrano (Benfica U23) 1g
    Gio was pictured on a bike doing his fitness tests (today was the first day to report for national team players)

  2. David thanks for putting the dates, times, and channels on the top 5. Not such a big thing this week but when leagues hit back up it helps to not miss a game or get up early on Saturday to find out it’s on Sunday.

    • I really appreciate the feedback Johnnyrazor it means a lot. I wanted to make it easier for viewers because I stopped with the entire schedule and you had the perfect idea. Thank you for the great suggestion it worked very well.

    • Yes thanks for this David, such a huge help for this big fan whose life forces only casual viewing. I bet paramount is doing cartwheels to get all the new Milan and Juve fans from usa lol

      • No problem, I am glad it made it easier to get the needed information. Agreed JB, I know paramount got a new costumer when Puli signed for Milan. I’ll be watching tons of Serie A this season!

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