Trinidad and Tobago’s Khaleem Hyland (8) celebrates a teammate’s goal against Mexico during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

U.S., Mexico still on track to make Gold Cup semifinals at Dome

The U.S. and Mexico are still on track to make it to the semifinals of the Gold Cup at the Georgia Dome.

The U.S. will play Cuba in its quarterfinal at 5 p.m. Saturday in Baltimore. The other game in Baltimore features Haiti vs. Jamaica. Cuba finished third in Group C with three points. The U.S. is 8-1-1 against Cuba.

Mexico will play Costa Rica at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J. It will be preceded by Trinidad and Tobago vs. Panama at 4:30 p.m. Mexico may be without Gio dos Santos, who suffered an injury on Wednesday.

The semifinals will be played July 22 at 6 and 9 p.m. More than 51,000 tickets have been sold as of Tuesday.

The U.S. and Mexico travelled different paths through the group stage.

The U.S. clinched first place by defeating Haiti and Honduras in its first two games, before tying Panama in the third.

Mexico finished second in a much weaker group after coughing up a two-goal lead to first-place finishers Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday. “”El Tri” would have finished first with a win. Instead, it saw Trinidad tie the game at two with two goals in less than five minutes in the second half. Trinidad took a 3-2 lead before Mexico tied it. Mexico took a 4-3 lead after an own goal before Trinidad tied the game 4-4 with a header off a corner kick in the game’s final second.

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