Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Trinidad & Tobago and El Salvador advance
July 16th, 2013 12:30AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  gold cup

MOST COMMENTED

[GOLD CUP: Group B]Trinidad & Tobago and El Salvador joined Honduras in the quarterfinals of the Gold Cup from Group B with wins on Monday in Houston. Rodolfo Zelaya, arguably the Gold Cup's most exciting player, scored his seventh goal in his last six Gold Cup matches to lead El Salvador to a 1-0 win over Haiti, while Trinidad & Tobago eliminated Haiti with a 2-0 victory over Honduras in a must-win game.

Zelaya, who had two goals in El Salvador's 2-2 tie with Trinidad & Tobago to open the tournament, hit the post with an empty net in front of him and then hit the post again on a free kick from inside the Salvadoran half with Haiti goalie Frandy Montreviloff his line.

Zelaya looked to be snake-bitten when his penalty kick was saved by Montrevil in the 76th minute but Zelaya put away the rebound.

Stoke City's Kenwyne Jones had a goal and an assist in Trinidad & Tobago's win over Honduras, which sent out a weakened team with first place in the group already secure and then lost defender Jose Velasquez to a red card in the first half.

Jones scored on a penalty kick in the 47th minute after Orlin Peralta was called for a foul in the penalty area on Cornell Glenn. Jones then slotted Orlando City's Kevin Molino a ball he placed inside the far post.

Gold Cup B Results:
July 8 in Harrison, N.J.
El Salvador 2 Trinidad & Tobago 2.Goal: Zelaya 22, 69; Daniel 11, Jones 73.
Honduras 2 Haiti 0.Goal: R.Martinez 4, M.Chavez 77.

July 12 in Miami, Fla.

Haiti 2 Trinidad & Tobago 0. Goals: Maurice 16, 53.
Honduras 1 El Salvador 0. Goal: Claros 92+.

July 15 in Houston
El Salvador 1 Haiti 0.Goal: Zelaya 76.
Trinidad & Tobago 2 Honduras 0.Goals: Jones pen. 47, Molino 67.

Gold Cup B Standings:
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
6 Honduras 2-0-1 3/2
4 Trin. & Tobago 1-1-1 4/4
4 El Salvador 1-1-1 3/3
3 Haiti 1-0-2 2-3


1 comment
  1. John Hofmann
    commented on: July 16, 2013 at 3:37 p.m.
    It appears to me that if Cuba & Belize were to tie, the #2 3rd place team would be Martinique, and they would advance based upon Gold Cup rules. However, it seems Haiti would have a better record, same number of points but a better goal differential, yet would not advance because they're a 4th place team. I realize the PR/hype advantage of saying the "2 best 3rd place teams with the best records" will join the top 2 teams in the knock-out stage. Nonetheless, if a 4th place team has a better record than one of those 3rd place advancers, it bothers me...and I'm sure it would bother the team being left behind.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Messi Alert: Argentine star injured in Honduras friendly (Video)    
Lionel Messi injured his back and ribs in a Copa Centenario warmup game for Argentina against ...
Copa Centenario: Castillo replaces Chandler on U.S. roster    
The USA has called in Edgar Castillo to replace Timmy Chandler on its roster for the ...
MLS Countdown: Kaka recalled by Brazil for Centenario    
The announcement came a day too late to benefit the Philadelphia Union, but Orlando City midfielder ...
U.S. Abroad: Gonzalez's Pachuca has edge in Liga MX final    
Omar Gonzalez, who was passed over for a spot on the U.S. Copa Centenario team, started ...
BeIN Sports adds special Copa Centenario coverage    
One vital aspect of soccer's increased television exposure is how events are treated by non-rights holders ...
USA-Bolivia: Will youth movement continue?    
Christian Pulisic has already impressed his coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, enough that he's in contention to start ...
What They're Saying: Jozy Altidore    
"When Haiti qualified, I just thought it'd be a cool thing, because they haven't qualified for ...
TV Report: Fox network twinbill draws 1,613,000 viewers    
Last Saturday's FA Cup-MLS doubleheader on Fox reached a combined 1,613,000 viewers. Manchester United's 2-1 overtime ...
Concacaf turns to NBA for new CEO    
In another step to rehabilitate itself after five years of scandal, Concacaf hired Philippe Moggio out ...
Women's players' strike motions go to judge for decision    
Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman took under advisement competing motions for summary judgment made by attorneys for ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives