Bermuda and Nicaragua will face off for the third spot in 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B at the Red Bull Arena on Monday night, with both teams coming off defeats in their first two matches in the group against Costa Rica and Haiti.
Although the teams have never met in the Gold Cup, Nicaragua and Bermuda met in 2004 with Four International Friendlies from March 31st to May 2nd, with the teams splitting the series with two wins each.
Bermuda, who won the last encounter against Nicaragua, 3-0, will be looking for its first-ever Gold Cup win to conclude its tournament debut.
Both Dante Leverock and Nahki Wells have found the back of the net for Bermuda, who had six shots on goal and recorded nine steals in its last match.
Goalkeeper Dale Eve also had seven incredible saves. However, the attack will be crucial as it faces Nicaragua in search of its first win in the 2019 Gold Cup.
Nicaragua will be looking to battle out its last match and score a goal in its 2019 Gold Cup run.
The attack will be looking to finish its scoring opportunities, as it had 62 percent ball possession in its last match and had several opportunities that were not finished.
Nicaragua’s defense will be important as both teams look to close out their 2019 Gold Cup run with a win.