What is Mexico and Cuba's CONCACAF Gold Cup record?
Mexico is the most-winning side in the tournament's history, with seven Gold Cup titles to their name. The last time in which El Tri won this competition took place in 2015. In the 2017 edition of the tournament, Mexico was not able to reach the final after being handed a surprise defeat by Jamaica.
This will be the ninth Gold Cup for Cuba, where they will be looking for their first title. Cuba has reached the Quarterfinal stage in three separate times,with the last one of those taking place in 2015. . The Cuban side was not able to qualify for the 2017 edition, which means that they will want to make up for time lost.
What is Mexico and Cuba's form ahead of this game?
Mexico has started Gerardo Martino's era on the right foot, winning all four friendly games under the Argentine boss. During the course of those games, Mexico has managed to score 13 goals, that's one more than those they scored during their games from 2018. Mexico's last game prior to the Gold Cup concluded with a 3-2 victory against Ecuador.
Cuba has won five out of their last seven games, drawing one and losing just once during that run. The team from the Island managed to earn a massive 11-0 win against Turks and Caicos, one of their most comfortable wins ever.
Mexico vs Cuba - Head-to-head
This will be the 13th match between Mexico and Cuba.
Mexico has won each and every one of their previous games against Cuba.
Cuba has only been able to score six goals in their 12 games against Mexico.
Mexico has scored 44 goals against the Cuban side.
The last Gold Cup game between Mexico and Cuba took place in the 2015 edition, with El Tri claiming a 6-0 win on that occasion.
Mexico vs Cuba - Injuries and suspensions
Mexico had several problems to come up with a team. Between injuries and absences, El Tri's boss Gerardo Martino had to make wonders to see the 29 men in his preliminary list last before the final roster cut. Men such as "Chicharito" Hernández, Carlos Vela, Héctor Herrera and Marco Fabián chose not to play for Mexico, due to personal reasons or because of an injury, which was Fabian's case.
The Cuban team will have one major absence for this competition, since Yordan Santa Cruz, one of the team's stars, will not be able to play in this competition after not being granted a visa to enter the United States. With his absence, Lorenzo Mambrini will only have one striker on his roster: Maikel Reyes, who plays for Pinar del Río in his home country.
Broadcast info: Mexico vs Cuba
In México: TDN, UnivisionTDN, Azteca Uno, Canal de las Estrellas, Blue To Go Video Everywhere, Televisa Deportes En Vivo, Sky HD.
In the U.S.: Univision Deportes, Univision NOW, Fox Sports 2, Univision Deportes En Vivo, Univision.
In Canada: TSN.ca, TSN GO, TSN2.
In the U.K.: FreeSports TV.
In Argentina: Canal de las Estrellas.
In Costa Rica: TDN, Repretel Canal 6, Teletica Canal 7, Sky HD, Teletica En Vivo, Repretel En Vivo.
In Germany: DAZN.
Mexico vs Cuba Broadcast Information
Stadium: Rose Bowl (Pasadena, California)
Mexico: Canal de las Estrellas, Televisa Deportes En Vivo, Sky HD, UnivisionTDN, Blue To Go Video Everywhere, TDN, Azteca Deportes En Vivo, Azteca Uno
Netherlands: Fox Sports Go, Fox Sports 4
Portugal: Sport TV1
United Kingdom: FreeSports TV UK
United States: Univision Deportes, Univision NOW, Fox Sports 2, Univision, FOX Sports GO, fuboTV, Univision Deportes En Vivo