2017. FC Cincinnati, win; Sac Republic FC loss.
2018. Sac Republic FC loss.
2019. New Mexico United, St. Louis FC wins.
2022. Sac Republic FC, Union Omaha wins; Louisville City loss.
2023. Birmingham Legion, Pittsburgh Riverhounds wins.
Record: USL teams, 7 wins; MLS teams, 3 wins.
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• Rokas Pukstas and Agustin Anello won the Croatian Cup final with Hajduk Split, a 2-0 victor over Sibenik. Pukstas, who started and drew the penalty converted for the late second goal, will head to Argentine to join the U.S. U-20s at the World Cup. Anello, 20, entered the game in the 80th minute. • Mix Diskerud repeated as the Cypriot Cup champion with Omonia Nicosia, a 1-0 winner against Ael Limassol in the final. Omonia is the 32-year-old Diskerud's 10th club in his 15-year pro career.
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Friday, May 26: USA vs. Panama, 6 pm. ET
Sunday, May 28: USA vs. Jamaica, 6 pm. ET
Tuesday, May 30: USA vs. Canada, 6 pm. ET
Note: All games in Group A pushed back two days due to Wednesday's inclement weather in Santo Domingo.
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