One of the strongest sides in the region will have to begin its Gold Cup 2021 journey in the Prelims. Guatemala will come against Guyana today, July 3, at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale looking to advance towards the group stage. Here, find out the match information, storylines, predictions, odds, and even how to watch this can't-miss game in the US.
Los Chapines have been doing well lately, as they concluded the Concacaf World Cup Qualification for Qatar 2022 unbeaten, but they failed to advance to the next round. Therefore, Amarini Villatoro's job might depend on his team's performance in this Gold Cup.
On the other hand, Guyana want to bounce back after losing three out of four WC Qualifying matches, hoping to record their second-straight Gold Cup group stage appearance. Will Marcio Maximo's men upset the favorites of this series?
Guatemala vs Guyana: Match Information
Date: Saturday, July 3, 2021
Time: 9:30 PM (ET)
Location: DRV PNK Stadium, Fort Lauderdale
Guatemala vs Guyana: Time by State in the US
ET: 9:30 PM
CT: 8:30 PM
MT: 7:30 PM
PT: 6:30 PM
Guatemala vs Guyana: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Guatemala have a big challenge ahead of them, as they're expected to claim a place in the 2021 Gold Cup group stage. Amarini Villatoro's elimination from the road to Qatar 2022 was a huge blow, which is why they'll try to bounce back and make it into their 11th Gold Cup group stage in history.
Meanwhile, Guyana have been preparing hard for this important match as well following their exit from the World Cup Qualification. Marcio Maximo's side has beaten Bermuda recently to head to this match full of confidence.
This will be the fifth meeting between these two sides. Guatemala have been dominant so far, winning every single game against Guyana so far. Villatoro's side made it to this game by winning its group in League C of the Concacaf Nations League 2019/20, while Guyana did it by finishing second in their League B group.
How to watch or live stream Guatemala vs Guyana in the US
The game to be played between Guatemala and Guyana at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale for the first round of the Concacaf Gold Cup 2021 Prelims will be broadcast in the US by FOX Sports 2.
Guatemala vs Guyana: Predictions and Odds
Bookmakers in the US haven't unveiled their predictions for this game yet, as they may have found it too soon to tell. However, Guatemala are expected to claim the victory as they are one of the favorites to win a place in the 2021 Gold Cup group stage.
* Odds TBD.