Canada ousted from CONCACAF Gold Cup by Jamaica

Lynette Rowe
July 21, 2017

Jamaica and Canada are looking ahead to a possible semifinal spot as they match up at 7:30 p.m. ET in Glendale to mark their beginning of the 2017 Gold Cup knockout round.

Their lead was doubled when Williams curled a shot from the top of the box beyond the palms of Canadian goalkeeper Milan Borjan in the 50th minute.

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Hoilett's goal was only the second allowed in the tournament's four games by Andre Blake, who plays for Philadelphia and was named outstanding goalkeeper in Major League Soccer last season.

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Jamaica has several intriguing players on its roster, including Darren Mattocks of the Vancouver Whitecaps, who scored two goals in the group stages.

Canada had the ball nearly all of the rest of the game, breaking through when Hoilett's shot from sailed over everyone between him and the net, settling in the upper right corner of the net, just past Blake's outstretched arms.

Jamaica added to the lead in the opening minutes of the second half when Williams wasn't closed down by the Canadian defenders and launched a lovely right-footed curling effort in the 50th. The Jamaican captain made several huge stops, including on point-blank attempts and clever first-time takes by the Canadians.

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