Jamaica and Guadeloupe met with contrasting fortunes in their previous games in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Jamaica registered an emphatic 2-0 win whereas Guadeloupe surrendered to Costa Rica in their previous game. With a crucial game ahead, both need a positive result. Ahead of the Guadeloupe vs Jamaica game, here is our preview and prediction.
Guadeloupe will play their second ever game in the Gold Cup in the last 10 years. The team will hope to shrug off the disappointment of the last game.
Guadeloupe vs Jamaica: Team News
Guadeloupe: Guadeloupe have their central defender, Steve Solvet out for the game. He was shown a red card in the 54th minute against Costa Rica. In place of Solvet, Thomas Pineau might start at Exploria Stadium on Saturday. Barring this, the gaffer is expected to field the same players on Saturday.
Jamaica: Jamaica were able to break the winning run of Suriname in the first game itself. The Fulham FC striker, Bobby Reid was able to score the goal in his first appearance for Reggae boys since 2019. He will be a player to watch on Saturday. Cory Burke is still searching for a goal in the competition. The team management will be concerned on player’s form. Moreover, we expect him to drop to bench at Exploria Stadium.
Guadeloupe vs Jamaica Match Details
- Match Name: Guadeloupe vs Jamaica
- Date: 17th July 2021
- Venue: Exploria Stadium
- Timings: 04:00 AM IST
Guadeloupe vs Jamaica Predicted Line-ups:
Guadeloupe: Yohann Thuram, Mickael Alphonse, Anthony Baron, Ronan Hauteville, Thomas Pineau, Dimitri Cavare, Kevin Malpon, Morgan Saint-Maximin, Raphael Mirval, Dimitri Ramothe, Matthias Phaeton.
Jamaica: Andre Blake, Kemar Lawrence, Liam Moore, Michael Hector, Damion Lowe, Devon Williams, Blair Turgott, Lamar Walker, Shamar Nicholson, Andre Gray, Bobby Reid
Guadeloupe vs Jamaica Match Prediction:
Jamaica broke the fine run of Suriname in the the first game of the campaign whereas Guadeloupe faced a defeat. Guadeloupe have to atleast take a point home if they are to have any chance of qualifying for the next stage. With Jamaica in fine form, we expect Jamaica to come away unscathed with all three points home on Friday.