/What we learned from USMNT's Gold Cup opener

What we learned from USMNT's Gold Cup opener


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1. Attendance: 47,622 — a state record

With MLS commissioner Don Garber in attendance, those who support the MLS to Nashville bid were hoping for a big crowd — and a big crowd they got: 47,622. The CONCACAF Gold Cup match between the USA and Panama in Nashville is now the most attended soccer game in state history.

More: 47,622 watch USA in Nashville to set soccer attendance record in Tennessee

2. Dom Dwyer is en fuego

Sporting KC attacker Dom  Dwyer scored his second goal with the U.S. Men’s National Team in as many games. Dwyer, who is married to U.S. Women’s National Team forward Sydney Leroux Dwyer, also found the back of the net last week when he made his international debut against Ghana. The goal, which came five minutes after a scoreless first half, gave the U.S. a short-lived lead.  

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