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Puerto Rico earned their first points of the CNL against Anguilla
Gerald Diaz # 10 of Puerto Rico and Kion Lesroy Lee of Anguilla seek for the ball in a match of the Concacaf Nations League on October 15, 2019, at the Raymond E. Guishard Technical Center in Angulla.
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THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- Puerto Rico earned their first points of the Concacaf Nations League on Tuesday night at the Raymond E. Guishard Technical Center with a 3-2 win over Anguilla.

A scramble in front of the Anguilla goal in the 37th minute provided the best chance for either side, but it was a long-range effort on a tough angle from Jose Ferrer in the 39th minute that opened the scoring for the visitors.

Puerto Rico snuck in a second goal before the break, again from long-range when Giovanni Padron struck in the 44th minute.

El Huracán Azul kept up the pace to start the second half when Gerald Diaz added a third in the 54th minute.

But not ready to go down without a fight, Anguilla pulled one back when Kyle Lake-Bryan hit a nifty overhead kick in the 76th minute to get the fans on their feet.

Calvin Morgan battled through injuries to slip a second past Angel Molinari in the 89th minute to set up a tense ending, but the equalizer wasn’t meant to be.

For Puerto Rico, the win may not be enough to catch Guatemala, but the three points are a great building block for future tournaments. Though the comeback ultimately came up short, Anguilla have some momentum to work with heading into their final match next month.

Anguilla vs Puerto Rico
Anguilla vs Puerto Rico | October 15, 2019
Anguilla vs Puerto Rico
Anguilla vs Puerto Rico | October 15, 2019
Anguilla vs Puerto Rico
Anguilla vs Puerto Rico | October 15, 2019
Anguilla vs Puerto Rico
Anguilla vs Puerto Rico | October 15, 2019
Anguilla vs Puerto Rico
Anguilla vs Puerto Rico | October 15, 2019
Anguilla vs Puerto Rico
Anguilla vs Puerto Rico | October 15, 2019
 
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