July 4, 2009
U.S. opens Gold Cup tourney with a win
Robbie Rogers scored one goal and set up two more Saturday when the United States opened its Gold Cup campaign with a 4-0 win over Grenada.
Freddie Adu opened the scoring in the eighth minute and Stuart Holden added a second goal before the break. Rogers scored in the 60th minute and Charlie Davies completed the scoring eight minutes later.
The second game in group play for the United States is scheduled for Wednesday against Honduras, which beat Haiti 1-0 in its opening match Saturday.