Picture : Jerry Bengtson, scoring vs Haiti at 36 years 85 days, has surpassed Gilberto Yearwood (35 years 107 days) as the oldest Honduran scorer in the Gold Cup history.
Gold Cup statistics on the group stage, match-days 2 and 3
*Alberto Quintero (Panama), who assisted for one of goals in the game vs Martinique (2-1), has given assists in 4 different editions of the Gold Cup (2 in 2013, 1 in 2019, 2021 and 2023 each), a figure that is only surpassed by Landon Donovan (USA), who assisted in 6 different editions of the tournament.
*Quintero (5 assists in total) has surpassed Luis Tejada (4) and became the best Panamanian assistant in the history of the Gold Cup.
*Guatemala, who tied 0-0 with Canada, have started an edition of the Gold Cup without conceding a single goal after the first two games for the first time in their history.
*The only two teams in the 2023 Gold Cup without goals against are Guatemala and Suriname (eliminated on penalties in the preliminary round).
*Frantzdy Pierrot (Haiti), scoring again vs Honduras (1-2) has equalled his compatriot Duckens Nazon as the top scorer for a Caribbean team in the history of the Gold Cup (8 goals each).
*Bengtson became the third Honduran player to score in three different editions (2011, 2021, 2023) of the Gold Cup, after Carlos Costly (2007, 2009, 2011) and Carlos Pavón (1998, 2000, 2007).
*Jamaica's win over St Kitts & Nevis (5-0) became their biggest in the Gold Cup history.
*Mexico have lost a group stage match without scoring (0-1 vs Qatar) for the first time in the history of the Gold Cup.
They have lost 3 such games before, always scoring (with the same score 1-2, vs South Africa in 2005, vs Honduras in 2007 and vs Panama in 2013).
*Mexico ended their streak of 11 consecutive victories against Asian opponents which began after a 0-1 loss to South Korea in a friendly in Los Angeles in 2006.
Taking into account only competitive games, Mexico was last defeated by an Asian team in 2001 (1-2 vs South Korea at Confederations Cup).