Jamaica, Costa Rica win Gold Cup Group C openers

Shamar Nicholson and Bobby Reid powered Jamaica past Suriname and Costa Rica downed Guadeloupe in the opening Gold Cup Group C video games in Orlando on Monday.

Nicholson scored in the 6th minute to put Jamaica ahead with his 3rd profession Gold Cup objective and very first global strike in 2 years.

Fulham forward Reid doubled the lead in the 26th minute.

In the late video game, Joel Campbell and Ariel Lassiter put Costa Rica 2-0 ahead early in the very first half.

Raphael Mirval pulled one back for Guadeloupe right before half-time, however Celso Borges scored Costa Rica’s 3rd in the 2nd half to seal the win.

Both groups will be off till their next matches on Friday, likewise in Orlando, when Jamaica play Guadeloupe and Costa Rica handle Suriname.

Covid-19 knocked Curacao out of the Gold Cup prior to it began, with a break out requiring them to withdraw. They were changed by Guatemala.

Mexico’s title defense left to a rocky start on Saturday when they were held to a goalless draw by Trinidad and Tobago in Group A.

Less than 15 minutes in, Mexico saw Napoli winger Hirving Lozano hauled off and it was later on validated that he runs out the competition. competition.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.