Haiti - Gold Cup 2017 : The Grenadiers win the victory against the Socca Warriors [4-3]
The Socca Warriors from the beginning of the match welcomed on the a cold note the Grenadiers by opening the scoring to the 2' [0-1]. Surprised the Grenadiers struggled to develop their game. It will be necessary to wait for a free kick from Bellefort Kervens Fils to put the goal of equality to the 20' [1-1]. Far from being impressed, Socca Warriors regained the lead by scoring a second goal by Jan Winchester 5 minutes later against Haiti 25' [1-2]. Back on the wall for the second time in the match, the national eleven rely on Charles Hérold Junior who takes things in hand, distributing good bal to the Haitian attackers. Belfort Kervens Fils foil the Trinidadian defenders to the 39' and restores the tie [2-2].
At halftime, the score is [2-2].
At the return of the locker rooms the Grenadiers will multiply the attacks, without however achieving to realize them. At the end of the second period the score remains unchanged [2-2].
Extra time was needed to separate the two teams. Belfort Kervens Fils, to the 111' scored another goal for Haiti [3-2] a short lead, 2 minutes later to the 113' Jan Winchester re-established the tie [3-3]. As we head towards the penalty shoot-outs, Andrew Jean-Baptiste scored to the 117' the goal of the victory for Haiti [4-3].
The Grenadiers are qualified for the last playoff of the Gold Cup 2017 against a Team of the UNCA and the ticket for the Gold Cup 2017 remains possible for Haiti after this victory. The Grenadiers will have to wait to know their Central American opponent for the last match of support that will give access to the Gold Cup, to the winner.
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