Trinidad Defeats Guatemala by 2-1

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New York Times

Kerry Jamerson scored with two minutes left today to lead Trinidad and Tobago past Guatemala, 2-1, and into a 4-point lead over the United States in World Cup qualifying.

Trinidad and Tobago (3-1-3) has nine points in the double-round robin qualifying with one one match left. The United States (2-1-1) will play at Trinidad on Nov. 19. The American team will play El Salvador on Sept. 17, Guatemala on Oct. 8 and El Salvador on Nov. 5.

Costa Rica (5-2-1) has completed play with 11 points and is virtually assured of advancing to the World Cup for the first time ever.