Gold Cup quarter-final: USA v El Salvador – live!

Here’s a look at tonight’s teams. For the second straight match, Bruce Arena makes wholesale changes with 11 new players getting the call. Five of the team’s six roster additions start the match: Altidore, Bradley, Dempsey, Howard and Nagbe. Tournament regulations state that players added to the roster after the Group Stage must wear numbers 24 through 29.

Hello and welcome to South Philadelphia and tonight’s Gold Cup quarter-final between the United States and El Salvador. Costa Rica has just seen off Panama in first match of tonight’s double-header, winning 1-0 on an Anibal Godoy own goal amid sweltering 87F conditions. They advance to face the winner of the forthcoming nightcap between the hosts and Los Cuscatlecos in Saturday’s semi-final in Arlington.

Kickoff is just about 40 minutes away. We’ll be back with the teams shortly.

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