Junior Flemmings notched the successful objective as Jamaica got here from behind to beat Guadeloupe 2-1 on Friday in Group C of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Guadeloupe took the lead after simply 4 minutes on the Exploria Stadium in Orlando, when Dimitri Ramothe’s blast deflected off Jamaica defender Amari’i Bell and snuck previous goalkeeper Andre Blake on the close to submit for an personal objective.
The Reggae Boyz would discover their leveller inside 10 minutes, nevertheless, when Philadelphia Union striker Cory Burke hit a superbly positioned shot from the highest of the world that handcuffed Guadeloupe goalkeeper Yohann Thuram-Ulien.
Flemmings snapped the impasse within the 87th minute, making a superb particular person effort by outsmarting a number of defenders and firing a shot by way of Thuram-Ulien’s legs.
The group’s different recreation additionally resulted in a comeback 2-1 win, on this case for Costa Rica over Suriname.
Gleofilo Vlijter opened the scoring within the 52nd minute with Suriname’s first ever Gold Cup objective.
However Costa Rica stormed again, scoring two objectives in two minutes to take the lead.
Within the 58th minute, Joel Campbell equalized with a strong header and, only a minute later, captain Celso Borges netted after Suriname goalkeeper Warner Hahn misplaced management of the ball.