Panama will take on Grenada in the Group D match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on 21st July at the Exploria Stadium. Panama were defeated 3-2 by Honduras, while Grenada were knocked with a 4-0 loss.
Panama has been a consistent performer in the group phase, reaching at least the quarter-finals in every one of their past 8 competitions, but that record is at risk this time.
However, Panama has a chance to finish second in Group D if they win this match by a goal difference of five and Qatar loses to Honduras.
Grenada have lost both of their games and have been eliminated from Group D. They had a dismal run in the CONCACAF Gold Cup losing to Honduras and Qatar by 4-0.
They will now try to finish the journey with a win and go home on a successful note.
Panama and Grenada have faced each other in 2 matches with Panama winning both encounters. They last met in 2017 in which Panama crushed Grenada 5-0.
Panama have no injury concerns and are expected to start with their ideal line-up.
Grenada also have no injury issues in their camp and will most probably start with the ideal line-up.
Probable Playing XI for Panama vs Grenada
Luis Mejia, Eric Davis, Richard Peralta, Harold Cummings, Francisco Palacios, Armando Cooper, Jose Rodriguez, Adolfo Machado, César Yanis, Jose Fajardo, Rolando Blackburn
Jason Belfon, Tyrone Sterling, Kwesi Paul, Aaron Pierre, Benjamin Ettienne, Reice Charles Cook, Oliver Norburn, Arthur Paterson, Alex McQueen, Saydrel Lewis, Jamal Charles
Panama are expected to the Panama vs Grenada match owing to the strength of their squad. They also have a great head-to-head record against Grenada and would look to keep that going in this match.