Gold Cup 2019 – Will the USMNT Turn a Corner? The 2019 Gold Cup begins Saturday June 15th with the first match at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The kickoff match will be between Canada and Martinique followed by Mexico and Cuba. Expect the Rose Bowl to be packed with El Tri fans. But looking at this fans ask how come the opening match… Written by Steve Birrer. Posted 1 month ago in Soccer.