Cameroonian-born striker Ali Gerba scored for the second straight game to give Group A leaders Canada a 1-0 win over El Salvador on Tuesday in CONCACAF Gold Cup. The win almost assures Canada of a spot in the quarter-final round of the tournament.
Celso Borges’ 64th minute goal gave Costa Rica a 1-0 win over Jamaica in the other CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A match on Tuesday night.
Borges got under a low crossing pass from substitute Pablo Herrera to knockg the ball beneath the outstrectched arm of goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts.
Costa Rica faces Canada while winless Jamaica must beat El Salvador on Friday to have any hopes of advancing out of the group stage as a third placed team.