Reggae Boyz, El Salvador face off for top of Group C

By June 21, 2019

After picking up a win in their opening match, Jamaica and El Salvador both look to collect another three points when they meet in the first of two Group C encounters on Friday at BBVA Stadium in Houston. 

The match will be the fifth Gold Cup meeting between the two sides and could help decide one of the teams that would advance to the next round.

Jamaica is unbeaten when the two face off in the Gold Cup, with three wins and a draw. The most recent meeting in the tournament was a 1-1 result in the 2017 edition.

The two teams faced off most recently in March, a match where El Salvador prevailed 2-0 at home in Concacaf Nations League qualifying. The scores on that day came from Gerson Mayen and a Damion Lowe own goal.

Jamaica handed Honduras a 3-2 loss in their opening match thanks to a brace from Dever Orgill and a game-winner from Damion Lowe.

El Salvador defeated Curacao 1-0 in the Group C opener with a goal from Nelson Bonilla.

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