Santa Clara (USA), Jun 14 : Abel Hernandez scored in the first half, Mathias Corujo added a late breakaway goal and Uruguay beat Jamaica 3-0 to snap a five-game Copa America winless streak. Both teams were ruled out of contention for the knockout stages after loses in their first two games. Mexico clinched Group C and advanced to the quarterfinals after tying Venezuela 1-1 Monday. Uruguay took its first lead of the 2016 tournament in the 21st minute. Also Read: https://www.india.com/sports/copa-america-2016-fixture-schedule-ist-full-schedule-of-south-american-football-tournament-in-ist-groups-time-table-1234915/ Also Read - Copa America 2016: Chile edge out Argentina to retain Copa America crown
Nicolas Lodeiro slid a through ball between two defenders and Hernandez powered a shot into the top of the goal. It was just Uruguay’s second goal of the tournament. Uruguay went ahead 2-0 in the 66th minute on Je-Vaughn Watson’s own goal. Hernandez’s errant one-touch in front of the goal ricocheted off Watson’s right hand into the goal. Also Read - Copa America 2016: Chile stun Argentina to win Copa America
In the 88th, Corujo raced to win a glancing header of a long goal kick and he beat Jamaica goalkeeper Andre Blake in a one-on-one battle.
Jamaica was the only team to not score a goal in the tournament. Also Read - Chile win Copa America through Penalty shootout | Argentina vs Chile Live Updates and Score, Copa America 2016 Centanario final