Honduras loses to Jamaica and begins its journey through the Concacaf Nations League badly

Honduras loses to Jamaica and begins its journey through the Concacaf Nations League badly

Gray scored the winning goal for Jamaica.

Gray scored the winning goal for Jamaica.

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The Honduran team lost 1-0 to Jamaica in the first game of the Concacaf Nations League. The Honduran team lost at the Independence Park National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica.

Jamaica remains the leader of Group B with 3 points while the teams of Cuba, Haiti, Suriname and Grenada they are with 1 point and Honduras in the background without units after the first date.

Honduras had a great chance to open the scoring in minute 20 with a shot from attacker Luis Palma, but goalkeeper Jahmali Waite kept the goal close to save the tie.

Palma hit him very hard from outside the area and the ball was heading towards goal, but Waite hit the ball to deflect it into the corner kick.

After 0-0 in the first half, Jamaica managed to open the scoring in the 64th minute of the second half thanks to a great run down the left wing from winger Demarai Gray.

The Jamaican opened his right foot and crossed it to the goal to get the first goal for the Caribbean in this edition and thus the first victory for the team. Gray plays for Ettifaq in Saudi Arabia alongside Jordan Henderson and managed by Steven Gerrard.

CONCACAF Nations League – League A – Group B

Haiti 0-0 Cuba

Grenada 1-1 Suriname

Jamaica 1-0 Honduras

Guatemala will face Panama in their second match

The Guatemalan soccer team will have a test by fire this Sunday when they host Panama in a match that will define the leader of group A of the Concacaf Nations League.

“It is a very difficult team, but they will also have to take care of themselves because we have a very strong attack,” said Mexican Luis Fernando Tena.coach of the Guatemalan team, when referring to the game against Panama.

Guatemala comes from defeating El Salvador 2-0 last Thursday and, in this way, they managed to position themselves in second position in group A with 3 points.

For its part, Panama, led by Dane Thomas Christiansen, arrives with 3 points in first place, after its 3-0 victory against Martinique at home.

For Guatemala the match is a great challenge since they have not defeated Panama in an official match since 2005during the qualifiers for the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

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