Jordan Morris scored a tie breaking goal in the 88th minute of play as the USA beat Jamaica 2 – 1 Wednesday night for its sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup title and first since 2013.Jozy Altidore’s goal on a 28 yard free kick in the 45th minute beat substitute goalkeeper Dwayne Miller after Jamaican captain Andre Blake left after sustaining a hand injury.
Je Vaughn Watson tied the score in the 50th minute off Kemar’s Lawrence’s corner kick. Morris got the breakthrough goal with a 14 yard right footed shot after Jeremy Taylor’s header failed to clear a cross from Gyasi Zardes. It was Morris’s fifth international goal, who tied for the tournament lead with three goals.The USA extended its unbeaten streak to fourteen games under Bruce Arena, who became the first coach to win three Gold Cup titles.
Blake became the first Jamaican to win the Golden Glove award presented to the best goalkeeper of the tournament while Us Captain Michael Bradley earned the Golden Ball as the tournament’s top player.