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Guatemala complete group campaign in style against Puerto Rico
Alejandro Galindo # 13 and Jean Marquez of Guatemala celebrate at the Estadio Doroteo Guamuch Flores in Guatemala City on November 16, 2019.
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GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala -- Guatemala closed out a perfect Concacaf Nations League campaign in Group C of League C with a 5-0 victory over visiting Puerto Rico on Saturday night.

With the win, they have earned promotion to League B and a spot in the Gold Cup qualifiers next March.

Only three minutes passed before Carlos Gallardo opened the scoring with a well-placed header to get Guatemala off to a flying start.

Alejandro Galindo stretched the lead to two from the spot in the 20th minute, sniping his penalty into the top right corner.

Stefano Cincotta notched a third via a low free kick just before the halftime whistle in the 45+1’, giving the home side a comfortable 3-0 cushion at the break.

Guatemala kept up the pressure in the second half, with Yeltsin Alvarez tapping in a goal in the 56th minute, his first ever international score.

Luis Martinez got one more for Los Chapines in the 82nd minute with a powerful header past Leftie Millan.

The Guatemalans finish the group undefeated and unscored upon, with a staggering +25 goal differential. They scored at least five goals in every match.

Puerto Rico have one game remaining, when they host Anguilla later this week.

Guatemala vs Puerto Rico
Guatemala vs Puerto Rico | November 16, 2019
Guatemala vs Puerto Rico
Guatemala vs Puerto Rico | November 16, 2019
Guatemala vs Puerto Rico
Guatemala vs Puerto Rico | November 16, 2019
Guatemala vs Puerto Rico
Guatemala vs Puerto Rico | November 16, 2019
Guatemala vs Puerto Rico
Guatemala vs Puerto Rico | November 16, 2019
 
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