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Uruguay Put 3 Past Jamaica in Final Copa America Match

  • Uruguay defender Maximiliano Pereira reacts to a missed scoring attempt during the group play stage of the 2016 Copa America.

    Uruguay defender Maximiliano Pereira reacts to a missed scoring attempt during the group play stage of the 2016 Copa America. | Photo: Reuters-USA Today

Published 13 June 2016
Opinion

Uruguay have won the most Copa America titles of any country and currently sit atop the 2018 World Cup qualification table.

Match Summary: Uruguay vs. Jamaica

Uruguay eased past Jamaica with a 3-0 victory at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Monday night.

With both sides already knocked out of the competition, Uruguay nonetheless ended the Copa America Centenario on a highnote, with Abel Hernandez and Mathias Corujo grabbing a goal each and Jamaica's Je-Vaugh Watson putting the ball into his own net.

Barcelona's world-class striker Luis Suarez remained on the bench and failed to a play a single minute at the competition due to injury.

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Uruguay were expected to do well in the tournament but were eliminated early after falling to both Venezuela and Mexico.

Uruguay has won the most Copa America titles of any country and currently sit atop the 2018 World Cup qualification table. 

Jamaica, as winners of the Caribbean Cup, earned a spot at the Copa America but were considered outsiders. They too lost to Venezuela and Mexico in earlier group stage matches.

 
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