Mexico 2-1 Jamaica: summary, score, goal, highlights, CONCACAF 2022 World Cup Qualifiers
Mexico vs Jamaica, WC2022 Concacaf Qualifiers
The has ended! Mexico took the 2-1 victory and the three points in the first round of the 2022 CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers. They will hit the road to face Costa Rica on Sunday night for the second matchday of the round-robin tournament. Thanks for watching the minute-by-minute with AS.com.
Four minutes added of stoppage time.
GOL! GOAL! GOLAZO! Henry Martín with a powerful strike to the top corner to beat the goalkeeper and give Mexico the 2-1 lead.
Henry Martín with a shot inside the box that goes straight to the goalkeeper's hands!
Orbelín Pineda with a cross from the left but couldn't connect with Uriel Antuna!
Sebastián Córdova with a free kick that's saved by the Blake!
Cesar Montes with a header that goes over the goal!!!!
GOL! GOAL! Shamar Nicholson strikes the ball one time from inside the box after a bad clearance from Jorge Sánchez to tie the game 1-1.
Back-to-back opportunities! This time Jorge Sánchez header's the ball towards the goal, but Blake was able to control it.
Mexico wants to secure the three points. "Piojo" Alvarado was inches away from doubling our lead!
Alexis Vega with a right-footed shot that gives us the lead! The third time was the charm for the striker from Chivas.
Alexis Vega tried to send the into the back of the net with a but he couldn't connect properly!
The second half has started!
The first half has ended! We will be back for the second half.
Edson Álvarez gets booked, the second one from the Mexico national team.
Once again Rogelio Funes Mori had an opportunity to score the game opener, but this header went wide.
Mexico has gone full offense! Alexis Vega cuts to his right foot, but his shot gets denied by Blake!!
Powerful shot from Luis Romo from outside the box, but the Blake was in the right spot to control it and clear the ball.
Nice try by Sebastián Córdova! His shot inside the box goes barely wide.
What a save from Guillermo Ochoa! There was a confusion withe the defenders from Mexico inside the box, Campbell stole the ball and he tried to dribbled past Ochoa, but the was able to clear it and send it to the corner.
Jamaica protests a handball from Roberto Alvarado inside the box, but the VAR determined that it was not intentional.
WHAT A MISS OPPORTUNITY FROM MEXICO! Jorge Sánchez makes a perfect cross for Rogelio Funes Mori, who header's the ball but it goes wide.
Jamaica is pushing forward and knocking on Mexico's door.
Campbell attempts a tough shot from inside the box, but he couldn't put power on the ball and Ochoa was able to control it.
Alexis Vega gets booked after a hard tackle on Lowe inside Jamaica's box.
Injury break! Williams goes down and the medical staff seem to be working on his ankle.
Cory Burke is booked, the first yellow card of the night.
Jesús Gallardo with a strike inside the box, but it goes wide!
Jamaica tries to give a long ball to Williams, but Ochoa comes out to control the ball inside the box.
The Mexican national team is controlling the possession of the ball and building up from the back.
GOOD START FOR THE HOME TEAM! Jesús Gallardo with a good cross from the left after a pass by Alexis Vega, but Jamaica's defender blocked it!
And away we go! The game between Mexico and Jamaica has started at the Azteca stadium.
The LA Galaxy defender has been very clear that he has not committed to the USMNT because he wants to play for the Mexico national team. There has been talks that the coach of Mexico, Gerardo Martino has considered Araujo for a possible call-up with 'El Tri' for the international break of October.
Now the United States want to keep winning and book as early as possible their ticket to 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar after failing to qualify four years ago. The USMNT will start the final round against El Salvador on 2 September at the Estadio Cuscatlán, then host Canada on 5 September and conclude the first round on the road against Honduras three days later.
Jiménez was keen to return to the Mexico national team for the first time since November 2020 after being called-up for the start of the CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers next month. But since the Premier League clubs decided not to release their players to red list countries, the 30-year-old will not be able to travel to Mexico ahead of the three games of the round-robin tournament.
Gerardo Martino might not be able to travel with the Mexican national team for the next two road games when they play against Costa Rica (5 September) and Panama (8 September). AS has learned that the veteran manager has a problem with his eyesight and he might need surgery to fix the problem.
Hello and welcome to the México vs Jamaica, 2022 Concacaf Qualifier Game that will be played thursday at Estadio Azteca.