Jamaica created history as they registered their first-ever World Cup Victory. Swaby scores in the 56th minute to hand Jamaica the all-important three points at Perth. The victory, which leaves the Reggae Girlz in second place in Group F, confirms Panama’s elimination from their first-ever tournament. Captain Allyson Swaby flicked home a Trudi Carter corner to give the Caribbean nation a priceless lead. Both sides pressed for the game’s second goal, but Jamaica held on to their lead and clinched the victory from Panama vs Jamaica clash.
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Line Ups | Panama vs Jamaica
Panama: Yenith Bailey, Wendy Natis, Katherine Castillo, Yomira Pinzon, Deysire Salazar, Emily Cedeno, Sachiandra Gonzalez, Marta Cox (C), Riley Tanner, Lineth Cedeno, Carina Baltrip-Reyes
Jamaica: Rebecca Spencer, Vyan Sampson, Chantelle Swaby, Drew Spence, Jody Brown, Deneisha Blackwood, Tiffany Cameron, Allyson Swaby, Trudi Carter, Atlanta Primus, Kayla McKenna
LIVE Score: Panama 0-0 Jamaica
1′ | Kick off
Jamaica in Yellow and Green gets the game away! It can be a historical night for both teams!
2′ | Early Free kick for Jamaica
Jamaica looking to set things up with some early proceedings in the final third.
6′ | Good chance for Tiffany Cameron
Cameron had come from her full-back position to the attacking half to make something happen. She could not hold the ball properly. Otherwise, it could have been a goal for Jamaica.
8′ | Another set piece for Jamaica
Jody Brown and Trudi Carter are looking very good together. A free-kick from Brown, headed by Carter goes directly into the hands of the goalie.
10′ | Jamaica on the attack | Panama vs Jamaica
Drew Spence’s pass had found Kayla McKenna on the left whose underpass found Turdi Carter in the middle of the box. However, she failed to make the most of the chance.
13′ | Yellow card for Cedeno
Yellow card for Emily Cedeno for a foul on Drew Spence. The first of the game!
17′ | Salazar booked
Deysire Salazar is booked for a foul on Jody Brown.
19′ | Primus’ shot gets blocked
Poor defending from Panama here. Primus had found a ball from a throw. Her left-footed shot from inside the box gets blocked by Yomira Pinzon.
26′ | Primus in action again
A right-footed strike from Primus from the right of the box. It was powerful but goes over the bar this time. Panama looking really nervous here.
28′ | Marta Cox tries her luck with a long shot
Panam’s captain tries her luck with a long-range shot from outside of the box. It is long and wide from the goal.
30′ | Blackwood gets a yellow
The fight between Cedeno and Blackwood goes on. Blackwood pushes the winger for a foul. She receives a yellow.
38′ | Corner after Corner
Blackwood sends the corner ball short, it comes back to her but it’s deflected out for another corner. She takes the corner again and McKenna has a header but it’s wide, Panama then clears the ball.
42′ | Wasted opportunity
Panama have their best chance as Jamaica makes a mistake through Sampson. Cox picks up the ball and takes a shot but Spencer collects in goal.
45′ | Free kick for Jamaica
two minutes added.
Half-time | Panama (0) vs Jamaica (0): Live Blog
Well so far there is nothing to separate the side
46′ | Panama vs Jamaica | Second Half Kick Off
The teams are back underway.
53′ | Free Kick for Panama
Bailey restricted Brown from entering the box as she fouled her in a scoreable position.
56′ | Goalllll!!!!!… for Jamaica
Swaby heads the ball home for Jamaica.
64′ | Both teams are playing with Urgency
Both teams just need some patience on the ball.
74′ | Matthews is fouled and Jamaica can relieve some pressure
82′ | Free Kick for Panama
Panama wins a free Kick in their own half.
86′ | Primus was down but now it looks like she is okay
90′ | Six minutes of added time
Full time | Panama (0) vs Jamaica (1)
Jamaica created history as they registered their first-ever World Cup Victory