Chambers leads Waterhouse past defending champions in penalty shootout

By Sports Desk August 31, 2019

Goal keeper Akeen Chambers helped Waterhouse of Jamaica top Costa Rica’s Herediano 7-6 in a penalty shootout following a 1-1 draw in the second leg of the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf League Round of 16 on Thursday night at the Eladio Rosabal Cordero in Heredia, Costa Rica. 

With a 2-2 score on aggregate, matters had to be resolved from the penalty spot, which is where Chambers made an important stop before converting the winning penalty kick for Waterhouse.

Herediano stormed out of the gates and grabbed a 1-0 lead in the second minute when Francisco Rodriguez played a pass to Yeltsin Tejeda, who finished with aplomb to hand the Ticos the early lead.

But Waterhouse responded in kind and Colorado Murray pulled the Jamaican side level 1-1 in the 28th minute with a sizzling right-footed shot.

Herediano still had the bulk of the chances though and continued peppering the Waterhouse goal, but there was no way past Chambers.

The Jamaican stopper then came up big in the penalty shootout, first by making a save on Ariel Soto’s attempt, which would have won the shootout for Herediano, and then by converting his own penalty before Herediano goal keeper Esteban Alvarado’s decisive miss.

 

Penalty Shootout

     CS Herediano                                                                        Waterhouse FC

X

(#19) Aldo Magaña (Goal) (Gol)

 

O

(#11) Tramaine Stewart (Saved) (Atajado)

X

(#11) Diego González Hernandez (Goal) (Gol)

 

X

(#59) Keithy Simpson (Goal) (Gol)

O

(#10) Yeltsin Tejeda (On woodwork) (Al palo)

 

X

(#8) Nicholy Finlayson (Goal) (Gol)

X

(#28) Gerson Torres (Goal) (Gol)

 

X

(#21) Damion Binns (Goal) (Gol)

X

(#9) Francisco Rodríguez (Goal) (Gol)

 

X

(#7) Stephen Williams (Goal) (Gol)

X

(#26) Freddy Álvarez Rodríguez (Goal) (Gol)

 

X

(#24) Mark Miller (Goal) (Gol)

O

(#34) Ariel Soto (Saved) (Atajado)

 

O

(#99) Colorado Murray (On woodwork) (Al palo)

X

(#99) Keyner Brown (Goal) (Gol)

 

X

(#30) Shawn Lawes (Goal) (Gol)

O

(#1) Esteban Alvarado (Off target) (Afuera)

 

X

(#1) Akeen Chambers (Goal) (Gol)

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