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GOLD CUP: Haiti and Jamaica Finish First in Respective Groups

HARRISON, N.J. (June 26, 2019) - New York Red Bulls Derrick Etienne Jr. (Haiti) and Kemar Lawrence (Jamaica) helped their respective national teams place first in their groups and advanced to the knockout round of the Gold Cup.

Etienne Jr. and the Haiti National team played an exciting match at Red Bull Arena, in which Haiti defeated Costa Rica 2-1. With the match tied 1-1 late, Etienne Jr. began Haiti’s offensive chance deep into Costa Rica’s defensive third with a pass into the box for teammate Alex Christian. Christian sent a cross in front of net for Djimy Bend Alexis, who finished underneath the cross bar for the game winner in the 81st.