U.S. edges out Costa Rica, Cuba also through (Reuters)

Brek Shea of the U.S. celebrates scoring against Costa Rica during their CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match in Hartford, Connecticut, July 16, 2013. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

(Reuters) – The United States topped Group C with a 1-0 win over Costa Rica on Tuesday while Cuba also advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-finals as one of the best third-place teams after beating Belize by four goals. After easy wins over the other two group opponents, the United States were tested for the first time by Costa Rica in a rematch of their snowy 2014 World Cup qualifier in March, which the Americans also won 1-0. …


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