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Evans goal gives Americans dramatic win
June 7th, 2013 9:02PM

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[JAMAICA-USA] Brad Evans, who was not even on the initial roster Jurgen Klinsmann announced for the June qualifiers, scored on a delfection in stoppage time to give the USA a 2-1 win over Jamaica, its first ever victory over the Reggae Boyz in World Cup qualifying in Kingston. The goal, which temporarily put the USA in first place, came after Jamaica had scored a shock equalizer in the 89th minute on a goal by Jermaine Beckford.

The USA took a 1-0 lead when Graham Zusi beat his marker and sent in a cross from the right wing that Jozy Altidore headed home to give the USA a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute.

Michael Bradley, who set up Evans' winner, had hit the post in the first 90 seconds of the game. Jamaica came close when Rodolph Austin hit the post late in the first half.

The USA fielded the same starting lineup that started in Sunday's 4-3 win over Germany. It will need to make at least one change against Panama Tuesday in Seattle.

Zusi picked up a yellow card on the play that led to Beckford's temporary equalizer and will sit out against the Canaleros for yellow-card accumulation.

Jermaine Jones came off after suffering a head injury in the second half.

June 7 in Kingston
Jamaica 1 USA 2. Goal: Altidore 30, Evans 90+2; Beckford 89.
Jamaica --
Ricketts; Powell, Mariappa, Gordon, Woodbine; McCleary (O.Daley 75), Austin, Elliott, Hue (Beckford 70); J.Johnson (Robinson 67), R.Johnson.
USA -- Howard; Evans, Gonzalez, Besler, Beasley; Jones (Cameron 59), Bradley; Zusi, Dempsey, F.Johnson (Castillo 76); Altidore (E.Johnson 83).

Hexagonal Standings:
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/-
7 USA 2-1-1 4/3
6 Mexico 1-3-0 3/2
5 Panama 1-2-0 5/3
4 Costa Rica 1-1-1 5/4
4 Honduras 1-1-1 4/5
2 Jamaica 0-2-3 2/6

Hexagonal Schedule:
Friday, June 7
Panama vs. Mexico
Costa Rica vs. Honduras

Tuesday, June 11
Mexico vs. Costa Rica
Honduras vs. Jamaica
USA vs. Honduras
 
Tuesday, June 18
USA vs. Honduras
Costa Rica vs. Panama



1 comment
  1. Chris St. Hilaire
    commented on: June 8, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.
    You need to fix your Tuesday, June 11 schedule. The US is playing Panama, not Honduras.

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