Costa Rica and Canada reach quarterfinals at Gold Cup
Costa Rica and Canada in the night from Friday to Saturday qualified for the quarter-finals at the Gold Cup. Costa Rica defeated French Guiana with 3-0 and finished as first in group A. the Canadians had a goalless draw against Honduras for the second place.
Defender Ariel Rodriguez opened after four minutes, the score for Costa Rica. At the end of the second half ran the kwartfinalist of the last world CHAMPIONSHIP over Rodney Wallace and David Ramírez.
French Guiana played without the two duels suspended Florent Malouda. The former French international, was born in French Guyana, did in the previous pouleduel against Honduras. That was against the rules.
The Concacaf (the football federation for North and Central America and the Caribbean) gave the victory to Honduras (3-0).
With four points was Honduras third in group A. That also seems sufficient for a place in the last eight. Of the three groups and the two best numbers three to the quarter-finals. French Guiana is turned off.
On the Gold Cup to compete for twelve countries for the championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean. The best two teams from each pool and the two best numbers three qualify for the quarter-finals.
Sunday play Curaçao in the third team contest against Mexico, the leader in group C. The island is after two duels have puntloos. Both the match against Jamaica as that against El Salvador was a 2-0 lost.