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Newcomer Tyler Boyd's brace powers US past Guyana in Gold Cup opener

Boyd, 24, scores two after affiliation switch from New ZealandGregg Berhalter’s US win in first competitive game in 20 months

Newcomer Tyler Boyd scored two goals to guide the United States past overmatched Guyana 4-0 to start the Concacaf Gold Cup on Tuesday night, getting the Americans back on track in their first competitive game in 20 months.

Boyd, a 24-year-old attacker, made his US debut in an ugly 3-0 loss to Venezuela on 9 June after a Fifa-approved switch of affiliation from New Zealand.

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