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El Salvador draws Trinidad and Tobago

Watch Zelaya's beautiful free kick goal for El Salvador in the Gold Cup.
Watch Zelaya's beautiful free kick goal for El Salvador in the Gold Cup.
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HARRISON, N.J. (AP)

KICKING IT OFF

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Kenwyne Jones scored in the 72nd minute to give Trinidad and Tobago a 2-2 draw with El Salvador in the first round of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Monday night.

Jones got in the box and beat Dagoberto Portillo with a crossed shot to tie the game.

Rodolfo Zelaya scored twice for El Salvador. His goal in the 68th minute on a header had given El Salvador a 2-1 lead. Zelaya also scored in the 21st minute on a free kick. He put his shot over the wall and into the net to tie the game at 1.

Keon Kelly Daniel gave Trinidad and Tobago a 1-0 lead with a goal in the 10th minute. Daniel took advantage of a loose ball after some confusion on El Salvador's defense. Daniel made a run to the goal and was able to beat Portillo with a low shot to the post.

Trinidad and Tobago and El Salvador are in Group B with Haiti and Honduras. Trinidad and Tobago will play Haiti in its next match and Honduras will face El Salvador. Both matches will be Friday in Miami.

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