- Jamaica book place in CONCACAF Gold Cup final
- Defender Kemar Lawrence scores late winner
- USA vs Jamaica on 26 July, 21:30 internal California time
Jamaica set adult a final with USA in a CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017 after a 1-0 victory over Mexico interjection to a late Kemar Lawrence free-kick during a Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California.
An 88th-minute free-kick converted by full behind Lawrence valid to be a disproportion on a night, intolerable a infancy Mexico throng in Pasadena.
Jamaica goalkeeper Andre Blake, who has had a stand-out tournament, came adult with an implausible double-save in a 11th minute, initial with his feet and afterwards with his hands. The Philadelphia Union man’s reflexes were discerning adequate to reposition his physique in time to make a essential save on Jesus Duenas before removing adult to make another save with his hands from Erick Torres’ shot.
It was Blake’s time to gleam again in a 25th notation when he done a point-blank save on a Torres header.
Jamaica’s best possibility in a initial half came from Jermaine Taylor’s free-kick, that he dismissed low and on aim usually for Jose Corona to get his fingertips to it and make a save.
In a second half, Mexico continued to have a lion’s share of possession and one of their best chances came from surrogate Jesus Gallardo who saw his free-kick on aim saved by Blake.
In a 78th notation it was Corona’s spin to come adult with a heroics as El Tri‘s screw done an impressive, diving save on a header from Damion Lowe.
Ten mins later, Corona could do zero about Lawrence’s free-kick from about 25 yards out. The New York Red Bulls full behind took his time before tortuous in a curling bid with his left feet to send a Reggae Boyz into a their second uninterrupted Gold Cup final.
— CONCACAF (@CONCACAF) July 24, 2017
1 – Jamaica kick Mexico in a Gold Cup for a initial time in 8 attempts. Their many new confront was during a organisation theatre of this contest where a compare finished goalless in Denver.
Wednesday, 26 July, 21:30 (Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara)
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