CONCACAF Gold Cup Final will take place in Soldier Field in 2019. The Gold Cup will be the third time that the final tournament held at Soldier Field. Beside the Soldier Field, 14 more venues in the U.S. will host the matches. The Association is organizing this tournament every two years to determine the champion of North and Central America and The Caribbean. The final game is scheduled for 07 July 2019. The competition is expanding the field for 16 teams across the region. Based on the CONCACAF ranking index, there is four group with the highest rank, and they are Costa Rica, Mexico, Honduras, and the United States.
There are 34 participants will joining the Gold Cup. The participants will be qualified based on earning points, goal difference, and additional tiebreaks. The association will rank the participants based on the ends and goal difference of all qualifying matches, goals scored and away goal scored of all qualifying matches, fair play points (yellow card : -1 , indirect red card/second yellow card: -3 points, direct red card : -4 points yellow card and direct red card : -5 points), and last, drawing of lots. After the qualifying phase, the association will rank them from 1 to 34 and dividing them into League A, B, and C. League A for six teams that have joined the 2018 World Cup Qualifying Hexagonal Round. League B for rank 1-16 after the A’s side, and League C for the remaining teams. League A will contain four groups, and the winner of each group will qualify to the Concacaf Nation League Final Championship. The remaining sides of League A will be joining to League B for the next games. League B contains four groups from four teams. The winner of each group will be joining League A, and the remaining teams will relegate to League C.
The four highest ranked groups, which is Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras, and the United States, will play as follow:
Group A: Mexico
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA on June 15
Broncos Stadium at Mile High, Denver, CO on June 19
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC on June 23
Group B: Costa Rica
Non-US venue to be determined on June 16
Toyota Stadium, Frisco, TX on June 20
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ on June 24
Group C: Honduras
Non-US venue to be determined on June 17
BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, TX on June 21
Banc of California Stadium, Los Angeles, CA on June 25
Group D: United States
Allianz Field, Saint Paul, MN on June 18
First Energy Stadium, Cleveland, OH on June 22
Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City, KS on June 26
Concacaf announces the venues and dates for the quarterfinal and semifinal. The quarterfinal will take place at NRG Stadium, Houston, on June 29, and at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, on June 30. The Semifinals will hold at State Farm Stadium, Glendale, on July 2, and Nissan Stadium, Nashville, on July 3. Finally, the final games will take place at Soldier Field, Chicago, on July 7.