Fans of the Jamaica Reggae Boyz expecting a win over El Salvador at the BBVA Stadium in Houston Texas on Friday evening may be disappointed with the 0-0 result.
Both teams playing in the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup and who headed the table played below expectation in what some experts called a lack luster game.
El Salvador dominated possession and were more committed in the first half, although thy made no threats to score. However the Jamaicans were much more impressive in the second half, but they also failed to score.
The result ahead of the second game between Honduras and Curacao leaves Jamaica atop the Group C on goal difference over El Salvador on four points, with Honduras and Curacao pointless.
Jamaica defeated Honduras 3-2 after El Salvador had edged Curacao 1-0 in Monday’s opening round games inside Kingston’s National Stadium.
The four teams will depart Houston for Los Angeles, California, ahead of next Tuesday’s final round games inside Banc of California Stadium.
The top two teams from each of the four groups advance to the quarter-finals where the winners of Group C play the runners-up of Group D, while the winners of Group D oppose the runners-up of Group C.
In other matches played on Friday Haiti defeated Nicaragua 2-0, and Costa Rica defeated Bermuda 2-1.