Costa Rica is one of the outsiders in the Gold Cup. With Joel Campbell and Bryan Ruiz the current Costa Rican squad include some players with exceptional qualities. Jamaica can be considered as one of the weaker teams in the Gold Cup. Costa Rica is a team to keep an eye on.
The United States did very well in preparations for the Gold Cup beating the Netherlands and Germany. The opening game is always a hard one when hosting the tournament. Team USA contains several players that are active in Europe. With strikers Johansson and Altidore it will not be a big problem to beat Honduras.