Arabe Unido takes care of business against Arnett Gardens
Photo: The Panamanian side fell 2-1 in Thursday night’s second leg at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, but by virtue of its 3-0 first leg win, the Canalero club has advanced to face CD FAS of El Salvador in the next round.
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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Arabe United is through to the quarterfinals of the 2018 Scotiabank CONCACAF League with a 4-2 win on aggregate over Arnett Gardens of Jamaica in the Round of 16.

 

The Panamanian side fell 2-1 in Thursday night’s second leg at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, but by virtue of its 3-0 first leg win, the Canalero club has advanced to face CD FAS of El Salvador in the next round.

 

Marvin Morgan gave the home side hope early on with a strong right-footed strike in the fifth minute to cut the aggregate deficit down to 3-1.

 

But Arabe Unido responded with aplomb in the 28th minute, as Leslie Heraldez curled in a stunning right-footed shot from outside the area to pull the Panamanians level 1-1 in the match, while extending their aggregate lead to 4-1.

 

Arnett Gardens refused to throw in the towel and the Jamaicans chipped away at the Arabe Unido aggregate lead, 4-2, when Lamard Neil scored in the 64th minute to round out the scoreline.

Arnett Gardens FC v Arabe Unido
Arnett Gardens FC v Arabe Unido, August 08, 2018
Arnett Gardens FC v Arabe Unido
Arnett Gardens FC v Arabe Unido, August 08, 2018
Arnett Gardens FC v Arabe Unido
Arnett Gardens FC v Arabe Unido, August 08, 2018
Arnett Gardens FC v Arabe Unido
Arnett Gardens FC v Arabe Unido, August 08, 2018