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What time does the Gold Cup 2021 semifinal between Qatar and USA begin?

We break down when the Gold Cup semifinals get started on Thursday, July 29.

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United States forward Matthew Hoppe (13) celebrates with fans and teammates after scoring a goal in action during the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals match between the United Sates and Jamaica on July 25, 2021 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Gold Cup 2021 semifinal round begins Thursday, July 29 with Qatar and USA facing off for a spot in the final. The match begins at 7:30 p.m. ET and will air on FS1.

If you’re not around a TV, you can stream the match on and the Bally Sports app. You’ll need a cable subscription to access both. If you don’t have one , you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the match.

The USMNT has split the past ten Gold Cups with Mexico, with each squad winning five. The US men’s team last won the Gold Cup in 2017, beating Jamaica 2-1 in the final. This year, the US won all three of its group matches and finished with the highest goal differential (+7) in group play. The squad then beat Jamaica 1-0 in the quarterfinals.

This is Qatar’s first appearance in the Gold Cup. Qatar is a part of the Asian Football Confederation, and the AFC established a partnership with CONCACAF in 2018 that will include World Cup host Qatar in this Gold Cup and the 2023 tournament. They won two group matches and had draw against Panama. They beat El Salvador 3-2 in the quarterfinals.