This is a must-win for the Americans. It isn't simply that Clint Dempsey said as much; US Soccer boss Sunil Gulati even upped the stakes himself. Yes, that Sunil Gulati, the one who goes so far out of his way not to offend anyone that he must need a map.
So, then! Game on.
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- S&SFC's Adam Whittaker Snavely explains what he'll be watching for tonight, along with some hot lineup predictions.
- Over at dot-com, Evan J. Davis writes in praise of Fernando Fiore, Fox Sports' rose among thorns.
- Dot-com's Pardeep Chattry is convinced that this year's tournament is a big ol' cash-grab.
HOW TO WATCH
United States vs. Costa Rica
Copa America Centenario, Group Stage
Tuesday, June 7th, 8:00pm ET
Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
WATCH on Fox Sports 1 (English) / UniMas & Univision Deportes (Spanish)
STREAM on Fox Sports Go / fuboTV