Trinidad and Tobago Vs Panama
Trinidad and Tobago celebrate after scoring a goal against Mexico late in the second half of Gold Cup play at Bank of America Stadium, July 16, 2015./Panama forward Blas Perez (7) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the USA in the first half during Gold Cup 2015 at Sporting Park, July 14, 2015 Reuters/Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports/Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Trinidad and Tobago continues to be the surprise of the 2015 Gold Cup as they may be the team to beat Gold Cup 2013 runner-up Panama in the quarterfinal match, when they face each other Sunday July 19 at East Rutherford, New Jersey at 4:30 p.m. ET for a ticket to the tournament finale. Trinidad and Tobago lead group C with 7 point while Mexico got 5, Cuba 3 and Guatemala was eliminated with only 2 points.

Both teams are coming off impressive standoffs with two of the summer tournament’s top favorites. The Caribbean brought Mexico to the edge carving out a high scoring 4-4 draw on Wednesday, while Panama is equally remarkable in forcing a 1-1 tie with defending champion’s team US on Monday.

The Caribbean last game against “El Tri” was one of the wildest matches in Gold Cup history. Mexico was leading the game 2-0 at the beginning for the second half. However words cannot even being to describe what happened in second half of this match. In a stunning turn of fortune for Mexicans, Trinidad and Tobago scored three goals in 12 minutes to come roaring back and grab a 3-2 lead with just over 20 minutes left to play.

The Trinitarians buckled down on defense as it seemed that Mexico would be unable to find the equalizer. Mexico attack was pushing so hard until Andres Guardado stroked a shot from outside the center of the box to tied game 3-3. Two minutes later Jones accidentally knocked in into his own net, to help Mexico lead it once again 4-3 but it was only for a minute, at the very end of the match, Yohance Marshall headed it home for the late equalizer 4-4.

The biggest surprise of the tourmanment is Trinidad. The fact that they finished on the top of Mexico is just beyond astonishing. The team played its best game against El Tri and it ended tied 4 goals each for each team. The control of the game fluctuated by the minute, and the game's last three goals all came in the last five minutes.

However, “Los Canaleros” actually led most of the match, but Americans captain Michael Bradley managed to punch Jaime Penedo’s net in the 55th minute to seal game. The draw allowed Panamanians to enter the quarters with three points in the overall standings.

Prediction result is a 2-0 win by Trinidad and Tobago over Panama. Caribbean team has more firepower than los canaleros, but they really want to keep making history in the tournament. Hopefully this match will be a good one too. Trinidad and Tobago starting lineup 4-3-3 and Panama will start 4-2-2-2.

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