Videos: El Salvador vs Bermuda Football Game

February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bermuda’s U/20 football team continued taking part in the CONCACAF U20 Championships in Costa Rica, with their second game seeing El Salvador win 3 – 1, with Mazhye Burchall scoring for Bermuda.

The CONCACAF match report said, “El Salvador [2W-0D-0L, 6 points] earned a berth in the classification stage of the 2017 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship with a game to spare after topping Bermuda, 3-1, on Wednesday at the Estadio Nacional.

“The top two teams from each of the three groups will progress to the next round. With the first-place Salvadorans having maximum points from two games, only one other team in the Group C can equal or surpass the six-point mark — either Trinidad & Tobago [0-1-0, 1] or host Costa Rica [0-0-1, 0], which will meet later in the evening.

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“Like he did against Costa Rica on Sunday, Roberto Dominguez scored El Salvador’s opening goal on a clever play in the 21st minute.

“From the left side of the box, Marvin Marquez delivered a cross along the ground that Josue Santos dummied through his legs. Dominguez lunged with his right foot at the top of the six-yard box and jabbed the ball past goalkeeper Detre Bell.

“Marquez notched a second assist in the 65th minute, when he slipped a feed to Fernando Castillo, who took a touch into the box and fired a right-footed shot into the right side of the net from 16-yards out to make it 2-0.

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“Two minutes later, Josue Rivera extended El Salvador’s lead, bringing down Castillo’s first-timed cross from the left to drill a right-footed shot off the diving Bell from 14-yards out.

“Bermuda struck for a consolation in the 75th minute that could prove to be the goal of the tournament. Osagi Bascome sent a free kick into the right side of the box for Mazhye Burchall.

“In a fluid movement, the 19-year-old kept the ball in the air with his right foot, turned and snapped off a right-footed shot into the net from nine yards.

“Despite the loss, the Bermudians are still in contention for a place in the next round.”

Goal: Mazhye Burchall scores for Bermuda

This was their second game of the Championships, after playing to a 1 – 1 draw against Trinidad & Tobago in their opener on Sunday, with Oneko Lowe scoring for Bermuda.

Bermuda’s U20 Gombey Warriors include Jahquil Hill of Stafford Rangers FC, Ahria Simons of X’roads, David Jones of Iikeston, Nathan Rego of SBRC, Tahzeiko Harris of Somerset, Amar Lewis of Dandy Town, Oneko Lowe of Dandy Town, Liam Evans of Robin Hood, Tehvan Tyrell of Iikeston, Kacy Butterfield of Walsall FC, Osagi Bascome of Bristol City FC, Jahkari Furbert of BAA, Detre Bell of NVCC, Mazhye Burchall of PHC, Paul Douglas of BAA, Mikiel Thomas of DRC, Jahnazae Swan of Dandy Town, Jaz Ratteray Smith of Somerset, Zenawi Bowen of North Village, and Knory Scott of North Village.

Bermuda will next take on the host Costa Rica on February 25th.

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