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United States 0-1 Jamaica: beats USA ahead of Gold Cup

 United States defender Wil Trapp is fouled while dribbling the ball by Jamaica defender Kevon Lambert in the first half during an international friendly soccer match at Audi Field.

Final Time | USA 0-1 Jamaica, Friendly

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Final stats 

possession
54.5% 45.5%
Yellow cards
0
0
red cards
0
0
fouls won
10
7
fouls commited
9
11
lost balls
136
121
ball recovered
54
55
offsides
1
0
penalties
0
0
goalkeeper interventions
4
1
95

GAME OVER !!! Jamaica wins at Audi Field 

94

USA with a clearing in counter attack but Blake stops the attempt! 

92

The Americans are trying the collective plays to tie the game, but they can't find a clearing 

90

Four more minutes into the game! 

87

CLOOOOSEEEE !!!! What a save by Blake, that was the US goal 

85

The USMNT is pressuring hard, and pushed backwards Jamaica 

83

Jamaica is looking for the second goal before the end of the match, while USA wants to tie it!! 

81

Less than 10 minutes to play and Jamaica is close to the victory! 

79

Jamaica and USA are making so many changes that the game is looking quite messy, but both coaches need to prove its players ahead of the Gold Cup.

77

Jamaica with the collective play arrives at the US small area, but its attempt ends in nothing 

75

The second goal might go both ways, so many changes have broke the tactical display of the game 

73

The USMNT trying to find spaces is pressuring hard up front 

71

Double change USA - Gyau in for Arriola and Miazga leaves for Carter-Vickers 

70

Corner! USA with a close attempt that is cleared by the Caribbean defense 

69

United States is waking up and starts pressurin up front and wins a corner 

67

USA moves - Holmes in for Roldan

66

Jamaica moves - Marshall in for Brown and Williams for Lambert

64

The game has moved to center field, with USA looking for a space

62

Jamaica with the momentum, but the rhythm still quite slow 

60

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAL NICHOLSON!!! Jamaica strikes first!! 

58

Double move USA - In goes Amon for Yueill and Ream leaves for Lima

56

Jamaica - Nicholson in for Foster

54

Both squads with a slow pace during this first few minutes in the second half 

52

Jamaica moves first - Lewis goes in for Michael Hector

51

Jamaica strikes again, but its attempt passes close to the left post 

49

United States is trying to go out his field with the collective play 

47

The attempt is cleared by the US defense and Jamaica wins a second corner, but the attempt is also cleared by the USMNT 

46

Jamaica starts pressuring up front and wins the first opportunity of the second half with a Corner!

45

Jamaica moves and the second half is underway! 

First half stats 

possession
53.8% 46.2%
Yellow cards
0
0
red cards
0
0
fouls won
8
3
fouls commited
4
8
lost balls
68
57
ball recovered
24
25
offsides
1
0
penalties
0
0
goalkeeper interventions
2
0

No goals in the first half !

45+1

First half is OVER!! 

45

One more minute to play in the firs half! 

43

USA with a dangerous counter attack but Blake clears the ball with his fingers! 

42

Jamaica testing the new Manchester City goalie, but he stops the attempt! 

41

Jamaica with the collective play trying to take the ball to the other side of the field 

39

Gregg Berhalter is not looking pleased in the sidelines! USA needs to do something before the end of the first half 

37

Close !!! The visitors had a chance but his attempt goes to Zack Steffen hands! 

35

Jamaica starts to pressure USA again 

33

Jamaica tries to find Steffen's net, but the US captain clears the attempt 

31

United States is trying to gain momentum and control, but the game is a bit messy for both squads 

29

Foul! The USMNT wins a free kick in the offensive side, but the shot is long and easily cleared by Jamaica's defense 

27

Still no goals in what is Jackson Yueill debut with the US men's national team! 
 

25

Mihailovic again with a play but he commits foul and the attempt ends in nothing for the US side 

23

Mihailovic trying the prove his case to Berhalter is looking for clearings 

21

The rhythm of the game has slow down a bit, but Jamaica's still dominating the plays 

19

Corner! USMNT with a chance, but the attempt is cleared by the Caribbean defense 

17

United States is trying to gain back the momentum but Jamaica is not letting them 

15

Things on the field have changed, now Jamaica controls the ball and the game pressuring hard Steffen box! 

13

Jamaica again with a clear chance, but the American defense manages to take the ball out of danger 

12

Jamaica tries to surprise the home team with a long shot on goal, but the ball goes wide over the US box

10

Both teams have found themselves on the field giving the game a back and forth rhythm, great football in Washington!

8

United States controls the ball again and seeks a clearing, but the ball leaves the field 

7

Foul, Jamaica wins a free kick in the defensive side 

6

CLOSE! Jamaica was wide open and US takes the advantage and almost scores the first one of the game! 

4

Jamaica is pushed backwards by the USMNT but they find a clearing and produced the first attempt of the game 

2

The US team starts pressuring Jamaica up front right from the beginning 

The ball is rolling at Audi Field! 

Last 3 matchups 

 

7/26/17 USA 2-1 Jamaica (Gold Cup) 

2/03/17 USA 1-0 Jamaica ( Int friendly) 

7/22/15 USA 1-2 Jamaica (Gold Cup) 

Matt Miazga with the captain armband 

AS to follow, Leon Bailey: He's the leading figure of the Caribbean team. Bailey currently plays for Bundesliga side, Bayer Leverkusen and he deliver that quality touch Jamaica has.

Jamaica

Jamaica keeps its base even with the same strategist who made history by qualifying the 'Reggae Boyz' to the Gold Cup final, knocking out the Mexican national team in semifinals. The Caribbean side has several members playing in the MLS.
 

The US side arriving at Audi Field

United States starting XI

AS to follow, Weston McKennie: The Schalke 04 player will be in charge of the United States midfield, along with Michael Bradley. At 20-years-old, McKennie has established himself in the German squad.

United States 


The Bars and Stripes are nothing like the team that won the last Gold Cup, with changes coming first in the bench, with a new head coach. Gregg Berhalter arrived to change the face of the national team, that failed to qualify to the Russian World Cup. 


 

Preview United States vs. Jamaica, FIFA Friendly

 

The last finalists of the 2017 Gold Cup are getting ready for this year's edition that's just a few weeks away. The United States, current champion of the tournament, will face his last opponent Jamaica, who they beat 2-1 in the final.

Welcome to the play by play of United States vs. Jamaica, an international friendly match that will be played this Wednesday, June 5, from Audi Field in Washington, DC.

Welcome to the play by play of United States vs. Jamaica, an international friendly match that will be played this Wednesday, June 5, from Audi Field in Washington, DC.