Late strike lifts United States in FIFA World cup qualifying

Costa Rica notched a 1-0 victory over Honduras in San Jose on Friday courtesy of Roy Miller's 25th-minute strike, while Mexico played to a goalless draw against Panama in Panama City.

updated: June 08, 2013 12:21 IST
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Kingston, Jamaica: Brad Evans' goal in injury time lifted the United States to a 2-1 triumph over Jamaica on Friday in the final round of 2014 World Cup qualifying in North and Central America and the Caribbean.

Jurgen Klinsmann's US team snatched three crucial points thanks to the last-gasp goal from Evans, which came three minutes after Jermaine Beckford appeared to salvage a draw for Jamaica with an 89th minute equalizer.

Jozy Altidore had put the United States ahead 1-0 in the 30th minute.

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