Narrow Win Over Jamaica in Columbus Earns U.S. Three Crucial Points
The US Men’s National Team defeated Jamaica 1-0 on Tuesday night in what was a critical CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying match for the Americans. A goal on a free kick taken by Herculez Gomez in the 55th minute was the difference in a match where the US hit the woodwork three times.
In Tuesday’s other Group A match, Guatemala defeated Antigua & Barbuda 1-0 on Carlos Ruiz’s 26th-minute goal. With the results the US is now in a three way tie with Guatemala and Jamaica, all with 7 points and all with two more matches left in this round. The US will play Antigua & Barbuda on October 12th followed by Guatemala on October 16th at Livestrong Park in Kansas City, Kan.