Our prediction for this Gold Cup match:
Toyota Stadium will host Friday’s Gold Cup clash between Trinidad & Tobago and El Salvador. The Soca Warriors did well to hold Mexico to a goalless draw in their opener, and, no doubt, they are high on spirits ahead of their second group game. Since Trinidad are likely to rely on their solid defence, a low-scoring affair is on the cards in Frisco. Head coach Angus Eve should stick to the 5-4-1 formation.
El Salvador, on the other hand, kicked off their Gold Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over Guatemala. La Selecta impressed in their opener, but Trinidad will pose a much bigger threat for the nominal visitors than their previous rivals. A close match is on the cards, and we believe that there is a big value in betting on draw. Both Roldan and Rivas are pushing for a start after the duo found the net in the triumph over Guatemala.
Highlighted Player (Joevin Jones):
Joevin Jones is a pacey defender who plays for both Seattle Sounders and the Trinidad and Tobago national team. Jones spent his youth career at the likes of Defence Force, Mucurapo Senior Comprehensive and W Connection and he continued playing for the Savonetta Boys at senior level.
The Trinidad and Tobago international played six games for HJK Helsinki during in 2014 as a loan footballer and in 2015 he moved to MLS, signing a contract with Chicago Fire. Joevin Jones then joined Seattle Sounders, but in the 2018/2019 he decided to move to Germany, signing a deal with Darmstadt 98.
In 2019 he returned to Seattle. Jones, who was born in Carenage (Trinidad and Tobago) on August 3, 1991, made his Trinidad and Tobago full international debut on September 7, 2010, coming as a substitute in a match against Panama. His preferred foot is left, whilst his main position is left-back.