United States Edges Jamaica in World Cup Qualifier, 2-1
(NEW YORK) -- The United States erased some demons on Friday night against Jamaica.
Brad Evans gave the U.S. a 2-1 lead with a goal in the second minute of second-half stoppage time to make their chances at qualifying for next year's World Cup a little easier.
"They're dire moments." Evans said. "I think we can do better at certain moments, and I think everybody will tell you that from the top down. So there's still work to be done. But three points, on the road, in a place we haven't won, is pretty special."
The win gave the U.S. seven points in the 10-game final round of the CONCACAF qualifying.
"It makes traveling a little easier," a happy U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann said.
Costa Rica sits in first, followed by the United States, and Mexico in the standings. The United States will host Panama on Tuesday.
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