Reggae Boyz accomplish a first against the Americans

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Reggae Boyz accomplish a first against the Americans

Jamaica loads a second goal for first-ever soccer win over USA
Collin Reid/Associated Press



Clint Dempsey scored the fastest goal in American World Cup qualifying history, just 35 seconds in, but Jason Morrison, Jevaughn Watson and the Jamaicans doubled up on him to win 2-1 in Friday’s World Cup qualifier – the first-ever Jamaican victory over the U.S. team.
U.S. Notes

Right back Steve Cherundolo was scratched because of a strained right calf. Captain Carlos Bocanegra, who transferred last week from fourth-tier Glasgow Rangers to second-tier Racing Santander, was benched. ... The game was televised in the U.S. on the new beIN Sport network, available to only a small fraction of television households which receive certain tiers of DirecTV, the DISH Network and, in some cases, Comcast. ... Carlos Ruiz scored in the 58th and 79th minutes for Costa Rica, and Dwight Pezzarossi added a goal in second-half injury time. Peter Byers had put the visitors ahead in the 38th.

Reggae Boyz accomplish a first against the Americans

Collin Reid/Associated Press



Clint Dempsey scored the fastest goal in American World Cup qualifying history, just 35 seconds in, but Jason Morrison, Jevaughn Watson and the Jamaicans doubled up on him to win 2-1 in Friday’s World Cup qualifier – the first-ever Jamaican victory over the U.S. team.
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