Dunbeholden gets first JPL win of season
KINGSTON, Jamaica- Dunbeholden FC won for the first time this season in the Wray and Nephew Jamaica Premier League, coming from behind to edge promoted Lime Hall Academy 2-1 at the Stadium East Complex on Wednesday.
It was also the first time this season the St Catherine-based team was scoring a goal as they moved to five points – a win and two draws – after five games.
In the second game of the doubleheader, Harbour View came from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw against Portmore United and are yet to win a game.
All three goals in the first game came in the first half when both teams had penalties saved.
After his goalkeeper saved a penalty, Sajay Anderson gave Lime Hall Academy the lead when he converted from the spot in the eighth minute.
Nicholas Nelson, however, atoned for his miss from the spot with a brace, drawing Dunbeholden level when he scored in the 14th minute and gave them the lead in the 35th minute.
Nelson’s first goal snapped a 374-minute drought for Dunbeholdem before their first goal of the season.
Sajay Anderson had a chance to get a double as well but his second penalty was saved by goalkeeper Damian Hyatt.
In the second game, Portmore United, who saw their three-game win streak end, took the lead in the fifth minute through Clayton Peck who got his first goal of the season.
Harbour View would claw their way back into the game, however, when Shaquiel Bradford converted a 70th-minute penalty.