Mexico who are now on top of the group C table will take on Jamaica in the early hours of Friday 10th June 2016 at the Rose Bowl Pasadena.
Mexico Successfully beat Uruguay 3-1 in their first game on Sunday as the two teams were reduced to men each during the game, Mexico’s first goal came from an own goal in the 4th minute. They were in total control of the ball and dominated the first half of the game.
Mexico are now one win away from knock-out rounds or 2 points from the remaining two games can equally do the magic. They will be hoping to build on their first game success to win this game to add more problems to Jamaica’s already bruised ego.
Jamaica on the other hand had a bad outing in the first game against the group’s underdogs Venezuela losing 1-0 in Chicago, they are expecting a better performance against the Mexicans. If the reggae boys lose this match, that will confirm they are out of the tournament. And head-coach Winfried Schäfer does not want a repeat of last year’s Copa America, where his team lost all three group matches by 1-0.
Mexico: Predicted Line-up (4-3-3)
Talavero – Moreno, Marquez, Araujo, Layun – Reyes, Herrera, Duenas – Corona, Aquino, Hernandez.
Jamaica: Starting Line up (4-4-2)
Blake – Watson, Mariappa, Taylor, Lawrence – McCleary, Grant, Hector, McAnuff – Barnes, Donaldson.
Mexico vs Jamaica: Head to Head
Mexico have dominated in their previous 18 games against Jamaica, they have won 14 of their previous meetings, lost 2 to Jamaica and drawn 2. Their last game together was the CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2015 which Mexico won 3-1.
Mexico vs Jamaica: Prediction
Jamaica had won just three of their last 10 matches, with 6 of those being defeats. They have scored more than 1 goal just once in their last seven and they are expected to struggle in breaking down a firm Mexican defence.
Mexico are expected to pick off from where they left against Uruguay. They are coming on the back of 9 straight wins and they are heavy favoutites to win this one and book their tickets to the quarter finals.
Exact Score Prediction: Mexico 2-0 Jamaica.
- Mexico to win (odds 1.30)
- Mexico to score in both halves (odds 2.19 )
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*All Odds are from bet-at-home at the time of composing this article.