The United States struggled to advance to the Gold Cup semifinals, but thanks to a late goal they beat a tough Jamaican national team 1-0.
Matthew Hope sent the ball into the nets with an accurate header using a cross in the small box from the right, thus scoring the only goal of the match in the 83rd minute.
The U.S. team is preparing to face the semifinals of the CONCACAF Nations Tournament for the 15th time under its new design since 1991. The guest of this edition and the guest of the next World Cup will face the amazing Qatar. Saturday 3-2 El Salvador.
The United States feeds hope of capturing a seventh regional title, having suffered zero to break the zero before some orderly reggae boys, which did not allow for damage.
After reaching the box and delivering a powerful left-footed shot, the first 20 minutes were saved by Andre Blake, who gave Hope the best chance before scoring the winning goal.
After that occasion, the Americans were in control, but once they reached the finished zone they collided with Jamaica’s defensive wall, until they could cross it with the title of Hope.
Canada Eliminates Costa Rica
Early in the morning at the AT&T Stadium, Junior Highlet scored a superb goal for Canada, beating Costa Rica 2-0, which led to the semi-finals of the Gold Cup.
Costa Rican goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado was sent off and Hoylet received a long stroke in the 18th minute to open the scoring.
Stephen Eustavio extended the lead in the 68th minute after a poor return from Francisco Calvo, who left him with an open goal to push the ball into the net.
Under the current format, which began in 1991, the Canadian team will play for the fourth time in the semifinals of the CONCACAF tournament. They will face Mexico on Thursday, which saw them beat Honduras 3-0 the previous day.
Dicos, who went into the corner with Joel Campbell’s free-kick fee, had the best option, but goalkeeper Maxim Grebio struck out 53 runs.
After that Costa Rica was diluted on the field and the Canadians sealed the victory with their second goal.
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