Maroons upset Humble Lion in LynkCup KO
Faulkland FC's Tavane Kerr (left) gets away from Tivoli Gardens' defender Barrington Pryce on his way to scoring his team's consolation goal in their 3-1 loss in Thursday's LynkCup KP second round game played at Wespow Park. Photo: Paul Reid

CLARENDON, Jamaica - Premier League strugglers Chapelton Maroons upset fellow Clarendon club Humble Lion 5-3 on penalty kicks to advance to the quarterfinals of the LynkCup all-island knock-out after they had played out a 2-2 draw in regulation and extra time at Effortville on Thursday.

Humble Lion had rallied from two goals down to tie up the scores but neither team was able to score in the extra 30 minutes and the tie was decided from the penalty spot.

Also on Thursday, Cavalier scored twice in extra time to beat Montego Bay United 2-0; Molynes United upset Waterhouse 2-1, while Tivoli Gardens beat Faulkland FC 3-1.

Thursday’s winners will join the four winners from Wednesday- Portmore United who upset Arnett Gardens; Mt Pleasant FA who needed extra time to beat Vere United; Harbour View, who dispatched Falmouth United and Dunbeholden who beat beat Treasure Beach FC.

At Effortville on Thursday, Mark Lewis in the seventh minute and Alex Gayle in the 26th minute gave Chapleton a 2-0 lead before Humble Lion rallied through goals from Andre Clennon in the 38th minute and Jermaine Christie in the 56th minute.

After being held 0-0 in regulation by Montego Bay United, Cavalier FC prevailed in extra time with goals from Colin Anderson-96th minute and Dwayne Atkinson in the 100th minute.

Jermy Nelson’s added time goal, four minutes into time added gave Molynes United their win over Waterhouse.

Nicholas Nelson had scored the opening goal in the 62nd minute but Ramone Howell had equalised in the 74th minute.

At Wespow Park, Tivoli effectively won the game with three goals in an 11-minute span in the first half when Nickalia Fuller scored in the 31st minute, Keno Simpson doubled the lead in the 33rd minute and Alton Lewis made it 3-0 in the 42nd minute.

Tavane Kerr pulled one back for Faulkland FC in the 62nd minute.

-Paul A Reid

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