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United States midfielder Gyasi Zardes (20) celebrates after scoring during the first half against Cuba a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal match at M&T Bank Stadium. Reuters/Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

2015 Gold Cup Usa Vs. Cuba. Having topped Group A, the US took on the most unlikely team to progress, Cuba, in the quarterfinals. Now the Americans will take in semifinals either Haiti or Jamaica. The Americans passed over Cuba Scoreless 6-0 again as they lost the first game against Mexico. Clint Dempsey netted his first career international hat trick and USA maintained control thought during a 6-0 rout at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

The Americans will play either Jamaica or Haiti in the semifinals in Atlanta on July 22. Both teams Jamaica Vs. Haiti play tonight at Baltimore as well.

Aron Johannsson made it 3-0 in the 32nd minute with a delicate chip over Cuba goalkeeper Diosvelis Guerra, who had raced off his line as Michael Bradley sent a long job Johannsson’s way.

Dempsey needed just four minutes to score on poor Cuba; added a second in the 64th minute from the penalty spot with a low chip and he capped his hat trick in the 78th, finishing close range with the outside of his foot off a feed from Bradley. Dempsey now has 47 international goals, andand is also now whiting 10 of USA all-time leading goal-scorer Landon Donovan.

The efforts of Klansman’s team look better when compared with those of the two teams considered its main rivals for the trophy at the start of the Gold Cup 2015. Having made it through, the coach believes that the tough challenges already faced could stand the U.S. in good stead as it seeks to retain the title it won in 2013 against Panama and secure a dock at the 2017 Confederations Cup.

On the opposite site, Cuba secured a 1-0 victory over Guatemala to make it into the quarterfinals for the second successive Gold Cup. It was fairytale story, having also progressed despite finishing with a goal differential of -7, the worst ever for a Gold Cup quarterfinals. Cuba got the same dosses Caribbean got in the first game when they face to Mexico in the group round.

For Cuba, it ended a tournament at which it encountered numerous issues, most notably Visa concerns, player’s deserters from national team. However prediction was accurate after the first quarterfinal match.

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