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Jamaica achieved a very hard victory over Canada thanks to a late goal from Rodolph Austin. This was the second match for both teams from the group stages.With this win Jamaica is close to play in quarterfinals. The game took place at BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston.
Both teams have played with their best players as Jamaica started with Miller at the door, four defenders in the faces of Mariappa, Morgan, Taylor and Lawrence. In the center of the midfield zone coach Winfried Schaefer relied on Je-Vaughn Watson and Rodolph Austin. Joel McAnuff played as a left winger and McCleary as a right one. The attack was led by Giles Barnes and Simon Dawkins. From the other hand, Canadians coach Benito Floro chooses to start with Stamatopoulos as a goalkeeper and Legerwood, Edgar, Jakovic and Marcel de Jong as a four-man defence. Piette, Straith and Julian de Guzman formed the midfield trio. Ricketts from the right, Akindele from the left and Larin in the centre was Canada’s attack.
The game has started with a few shots in two directions. In the 9th minute after a good pass from Simon Dawkins, Garath McCleary shot from the right side of the box, but there was not a problem for Canada’s goalkeeper to catch the ball. Three minutes later Canada had a real chance to score the first goal in the match. Tosaint Ricketts was in a one-vs-one situation with the goalkeeper but his shot was blocked by Miller. In the 16th minute Simon Dawkins tried his chance with a shot from outside the box but ball gone too high. Jamaica continued to attack and press their opponents and in the 28th minute Kemar Lawrence benefits from a mistake in Canada’s defence, took the ball and tried to pull it behind Stamatopoulos when David Edgar cleared off the ball from the goal line. In the following corner kick a header by defender Adrian Mariappa passed near Canadian left post. Both teams continued to try to score a goal, but there was not dangerous attack until half time.
The second half has started as the first with a few shots in two directions. In the 57th minute Dwayne Miller’s long range shot found Jobi McAnuff in the penalty area of Canada’s box. McAnuff tried to change the ball’s direction, but this attempt was not successful. Then came 60th minute when Jamaica was very close to score a goal. Giles Barnes performs from a free kick with the right foot and the ball hit the bar. This had to be 1-0 for Jamaica. Jamaica’s players continued to attack Canadians without a rest. Reserve Darren Mattocks, Barnes and McCleary didn’t stop to push ahead on Stamatopoulos door, but the goalkeeper doesn’t leave any chances for them. And when everything was clear that the game will finish scoreless a cross from the right side by Adrian Mariappa was headed by Rodolph Austin. He was alone in the box and has scored a beautiful and very important goal. The goal was scored in 90+2 minutes.
Rodolph Austin became Jamaica’s hero, but the most important is that they saved the chance to go ahead in the quarterfinals. They are leading Group B at the moment with 2 points. Costa Rica made a mistake against El Salvador and let a late goal from El Salvador to equalize the game. Jamaica will play against Costa Rica in the final match of the group stage and they know that even a point from this game will be enough to play in the quarter finals.
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