[Updated - Puerto Rico won 2 -1. They scored their first goal in the 65th minute to make the game 1-0. After Khano was fouled, Antwan Russell converted the penalty to make the game 1-1. Puerto Rico then scored their second goal in extra time as the game was ending to win the game.]
The Bermuda National Football Team is presently in Haiti taking part in the first round of the Digicel Caribbean Cup Group 1 Qualifying Tournament. Their first match is this evening [Sept 7], and they are playing Puerto Rico.
Bermuda’s starting lineup is: Freddy Hall, Tyrell Burgess, Darius Cox, Khano Smith, Damon Ming, John Barry Nusum, Antwan Russell, Domico Coddington, Jahnai Raynor, Shakir Smith [one name unclear]
The coverage below is thanks to Anthony Francis is who texting from Haiti, press “F5″ key for latest updates:
Update #1: Both countries flags are backwards
Update #2: First attempt on goal to Puerto Rico in the 2nd minute goes wide of left of Freddy Hall in goal
Update #3: Freddy Hall makes a good save
Update #4: Antwan Russell drives into Puerto Rico goal area drawing corner in the 6th minute.
Update #5: High ball in Puerto Rico easily collected by Puerto Rico keeper
Update #6: Bermuda is playing a 4-1-4-1 formation
Update #7: Jahni Raynor makes attempt from 22 yards, saved by Puerto Rico keeper.
Update #8: Good move down the right sees Antwan Russell fire high from a Coddington cross in the 17th.
Update #9: A foul gives Puerto Rico first set piece that is cleared by Bermuda in the 20th.
Update #10: A quick one two by Puerto Rico results in a weak shot wide shot
Update #11: 28 yard Puerto Rico effort sails high. The Bermuda formation has clogged the midfield forcing Puerto Rico wide. Manders defense results in a Coddington wide shot from 25 yards. Score remains 0 – 0.
Update #12: More good work by Manders, Coddington and Russell result in first Bermuda set piece from 20.
Update #13: Khano drives low against a breaking wall. Another Bermuda corner in the 38th fizzles.
Update #14: Another Russell drive at Puerto Rico in the 42nd minute
Update #15: It’s now halftime, score is 0 – 0
Update #16: Game back underway, no changes for Bermuda, Puerto Rico made two changes. A Ming foul in the 48th minute gives Puerto Rico a chance from 22 yards. The shot forces Bermuda’s keeper Freddy Hall to tip over the top.
Update #17: A defensive slip allows Puerto Rico an opportunity that was wasted wide
Update #18: A forceful Manders surge and interplay with Russell sees Coddington lob inches high
Update #19: A Khano foul in the 58th minute allows Puerto Rico another set piece. Unsure clearance sees Puerto Rico stray wide with the shot.
Update #20: Khano covering from the center earns Puerto Rico a corner. Nothing comes of it in the 60th minute.
Update #21: Manders appears to have twisted an ankle in the 62nd minute. He is up and running and waiting for permission.
Update #22: Puerto Rico scores in the 65th minute, Puerto Rico now up 1 – 0
Update #23: Bermuda makes first substitution, Reggie Lambe comes on for Jahni Raynor
Update #24: Good cross by Lambe knocked down by Russell sees Khano fouled
Update #25: Antwan Russell steps up and easily slots to keeper’s left. Score now 1-1.
Update #26: The game is now in the 72nd minute
Update #27: In the 85th minute Bermuda survives a vicious drive
Update #27: Bermuda makes two substitutions. Coke for Manders and Darrell for Coddington
Update #28: Puerto Rico has just scored in extra time as the game was ending to win the game. Final score Puerto Rico 2, Bermuda 1.
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